"Promoting diversity as a foundation for building an inclusive and vibrant university community"
- Diversity Council Grant - A fund that offers grants to support diversity initiatives across the University system. Preference is given to initiatives that address critical, high-priority issues or needs related to improving the university climate.
- Diversify USU Workforce – An important objective related to improving the University climate is for us to do a better job of attracting (and, of course, retaining) a diverse work force.
- Annual and Ad-hoc University Climate Surveys – To identify university climate issues at USU by surveying diverse groups and individuals who are: a) currently employed at USU; b) recently left employment at USU; or c) do not accept offers of employment at USU. Survey information may inform the content of the Diversity Summit and likely which proposals are funded through the Diversity Council Grant.
- Diversity Summit – To create an annual, system-wide event to highlight issues and showcase diversity-related initiatives.