State of Diversity 2021

October 28, 2021; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

2021 State of Diversity

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“The University of Nebraska is a public, land-grant institution with campuses and programs across the State that reside on the past, present, and future homelands of the Pawnee, Ponca, Oto-Missouria, Omaha, Dakota, Lakota, Arapaho, Cheyenne, Kaw Peoples, and Winnebago, as well as the relocated Ho-Chunk, Iowa, and Sac and Fox Peoples.”

The State of Diversity 2021 will feature several diversity leaders across the nation in a panel conversation designed to educate and inform campus on pressing diversity issues and perspectives on building equity across institutions of higher learning. This year’s event will be hosted in hybrid format, allowing participation across channels. Captioning will be provided for this event.

Panelist Details

Dr. Allison Davis-White Eyes portrait

Allison Davis-White Eyes

Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion / Associate Faculty in Leadership Studies
Fielding Graduate University

Antonio Farias portrait

Antonio Farias

Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
University of Colorado Denver

Amer F. Ahmed portrait

Amer F. Ahmed

Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
University of Vermont

Georgina Dodge portrait

Georgina Dodge

Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
University of Maryland

About and History

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides vision, leadership, and advocacy in fostering an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming campus central to the land-grant mission of UNL; leads and facilitates the development of institutional policies, protocols, and practices intended to create a more equitable, and inclusive campus culture; and utilizes an inclusive excellence framework to foster an engaged, creative, and innovative learning environment for all.

Since 2019, the State of Diversity has featured historical and key data, reporting, and updates on initiatives and efforts designed to inform, equip, and engage the campus community on diversity-related trends and issues at the University. Through updates delivered by the Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion and featuring national thought-leaders, sharing expertise and pathways forward for inclusive excellence at Nebraska, the State of Diversity is open to all members of the campus community.