Inclusive Excellence

INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE

Inclusive Excellence is a core value at The University of Akron. Beyond the Office of Multicultural Development, we are expanding services through two new entities:

ABOUT US


Location

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


Lee GillOur team

Lee A. Gill, J.D. (inset)
Associate Vice President for Inclusion & Equity/ 
Chief Diversity Officer
330-972-7522
inclusive_excellence@uakron.edu

Sharon K. Girton
Administrative Assistant Senior
330-972-7193
sgirton@uakron.edu

The Multicultural Center
Schrank Hall North 58
Akron, OH  44325-6107

Rosa M. Githiora, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Multicultural Programs
330-972-7396
rmg25@uakron.edu

Elisha Swanson, M.A.
Associate Director of the Multicultural Center
330-972-7464
swanso1@uakron.edu

John Alvarez-Turner, M.A.Ed.
Associate Director of the Multicultural Center
330-972-6917
jjt32@uakron.edu

Amanda Gardner
Secretary
330-972-7008
afw3@uakron.edu

Pan African Center for Community Studies
330-972-7030
lbrando@uakron.edu


OFFICES AND PLACES

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ACADEMICS

EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

 Graduate Photo  

    April 11-12, 2014 

All campus curricular and co-curricular Inclusive Excellence initiatives and programs

University earns HEED Award

University of Akron earns HEED award from Insight

UA has been named a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award recipient in the November 2013 issue of Insight Magazine. UA also placed an ad in the issue. Enlarge ad.


Diversity Report for 2013

Diversity Report for 2013

Triangle Download the 2013 Diversity Report.


DIVERSITY COUNCIL

ORGANIZATIONS


News

Announcing The University of Akron Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities Fair. January, 20, 2014 - See more at: http://youtu.be/gn1eaWgviQo

For a third year, University's Diversity Council singled out as one of nation's best
UA's Diversity Council has been honored by the National Association of Diversity Councils for its "extraordinary efforts and results" in advancing inclusive excellence principles on campus.

Association of American Colleges and Universities' board affirms new statement on diversity

Black students explore college during UA summit, Akron Beacon Journal, April 2013

MLK Jr. Activity Fair provides learning opportunities for students of all ages, The Buchtelite, Jan. 24, 2013.

More Inclusive Excellence news

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