Inclusive Excellence Workshops

Anti-Harassment/Non-Discrimination Seminar Level 1

Presenters: Brandon Craig, Assistant Director, Office of Equal Opportunity & Access & Tracey Johnson, Investigator, Office of Equal Opportunity & Access

This 90 minutes seminar, facilitated by the Office of Equal Opportunity & Access, provides foundational information on University of Cincinnati policy, expectations, and procedures for ensuring equity and inclusion across the campus community.  Presenters will discuss best practices for culturally aware campus engagement, individual and institutional responsibilities in the prevention and remediation of prohibited conduct, and campus resources administering institutional nondiscrimination and anti-harassment policy.  Designed to facilitate dialogue and participant engagement, this session discusses efforts by the University to prevent and remediate prohibited conduct, providing strategies for building and maintaining inclusive living, learning, and working environments at UC.

Seminars are scheduled as follows:

  • December 11, 2019, 11:00am-12:30pm, OEOA, Edwards 1, suite 5150A
  • January 14, 2020, 9:30-11:00, Faculty Enrichment Center (FEC) 540G
  • February 5, 2020, 11:00-12:30, University Hall, suite 310
  • March 26, 2020, 1:30-3:00, TUC 419
  • April 21, 2020, 2:00-3:30, OEOA, Edwards 1, suite 5150A

Inclusion Advocacy In Support Of Equitable Hiring Processes

Presenter: Matthew Olovson, Executive Director, Office of Equal Opportunity & Access & Interim Executive Director, Office of Gender Equity & Inclusion / Title IX Coordinator.

This 90 minutes seminar, facilitated by the Office of Equal Opportunity & Access, is designed to empower and engage the UC community in efforts ensuring equal employment opportunity and good faith, affirmative action practices diversifying the University workforce.  Providing attendees with foundational policy information and compliance requirements, this session prepares search committee members, hiring units, and leadership to recruit strategically, equitably assess validated qualifications, structure fair hiring processes and champion workforce diversity across the organization.  This program is designed to supplement, not replace, OEOA search committee consultations, particularly for individuals desiring to better advocate for inclusive employment practices at UC.  

Seminars are scheduled as follows: 

  • December 5, 2019, 2:00pm-3:30pm, Edwards 1, suite 5150A
  • January 17, 2020, 10:00-11:30, University Hall, suite 310
  • February 19, 2020, 12:00-1:30, TUC 419
  • March 12, 2020, 3:00-4:30, Faculty Enrichment Center (FEC) 540G
  • April 7, 2020, 11:30-1:00, OEOA, Edwards 1, suite 5150A 

To register as a student, please send an email identifying the course and date that you plan to attend to:

To register as Faculty/Staff, visit the Faculty Development / OneStop site

If you require an accommodation or other assistance to participate in this program, please notify Huda Kebede at 556-5503 or by email to in advance of the workshop.