Initiatives

The Equity and Inclusion Committee prioritizes regular participation and engagement with University-wide equity and inclusion trainings, workshops, grants and events. By participating, members of the Division gain a more diverse understanding of diversity in all forms and embrace the perspectives and contributions of each individual. Through these initiatives, we strive to strengthen a culture of belonging where everyone is welcome and valued.

Workshops and Trainings

  • SafeZone Ally Training
  • DREAMZone Ally Training
  • Multigenerational Workforce Training
  • Title IX Training
  • Workplace Civility Workshop
  • Symposium on Racial Justice in Higher Education
  • Mindfulness Meditation
  • Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Equity and Inclusion Annual Conference
  • Accessibility Resources and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Training

Climate Initiatives

Social Events

  • Beginning-of-Year Breakfast Potluck
  • Thanksgiving Week Potluck
  • Chili Cook-off
  • After-Work Happy Hours
  • Weekend Sporting Events
  • E&I Committee Celebrations

Sub-Committee Work

  • Equity and Inclusion Grants ($14,000+ internally-funded initiatives)
  • Values Statement
  • “Hot Buttons”
  • Staff Representation
  • Inclusive Hiring Practices
  • E&I Web Presence
  • E&I Learning Outcomes & Instructional Materials