Inclusive Excellence at the University of Akron

OFFICE OF INCLUSION AND EQUITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE

WHO WE ARE

The goal of the Office of Inclusion and Equity is to increase the impact of UA’s inclusive excellence commitment, leading to wider understanding and greater success for all students.

The office reports directly to the president. Now consolidated within the office are a number of units, programs and events that represent a spectrum of diversity. They continue to be offered to directly contribute to matriculation, persistence and graduation from the University.

PDF icon Office fact sheet

PDF icon Strategic plan: "A Framework for Inclusive Excellence"


Dr. Lakeesha K. RansomLeadership

Dr. Lakeesha K. Ransom, vice provost, dean of the Williams Honors College and interim chief diversity officer. About Dean Ransom.

Aiesha Motley
Director
Office of Multicultural Development

John Alvarez Turner
Associate Director, Multicultural Center
Hispanic Outreach & LGBT

David Black
Assistant Director
International Programs & Study Abroad

Kathleen Kulick
Director
Office of Accessibility

Location

Office of Inclusion & Equity/Chief Diversity
Buchtel Hall 210
Akron, OH 44325-6237
330-972-7193

Featured: Our Diversity Report

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Major annual events

January

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February

Black History Month

Rethinking Race

Vagina Monologues

March

Women's History Month

International Women's Day

April

Black Male Summit

September

China Week

Diversity Week

October

Proyecto Fiat Lux: Advancements in Hispanic Educational Attainment

Varied

The President’s Annual Forum on Inclusive Excellence