Appointed by the Chancellor, the council advises the campus administration on creating and sustaining a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive campus climate to all groups. Goals for the group include attracting and retaining faculty and staff from under-represented populations; attracting, retaining, and graduating students from historically under-represented populations and international students; and ensuring that undergraduate curricular requirements include significant intercultural perspectives.
News & Events
UT’s New Diversity Statement
In June the Board of Trustees approved and adopted a new Diversity Statement for the system. The Diversity Statement was drafted by the System-wide Diversity Advisory Council appointed by the President. Click here to read the newly approved Diversity Statement.
2nd Annual Day of Dialogue
The Office of Multicultural Student Life will partner with various campus offices and academic departments to host a one-day, campus-wide diversity symposium. The “Day of Dialogue” will provide a meaningful out-of-class experience and foster a campus environment where students are free to discuss cultural differences. This one-day symposium will provide an opportunity to engage the campus community in dialogue about current topics related to diversity. All students, faculty, staff, parents, and community members of all backgrounds are welcomed to participate. This event is certain to have a lasting impact as all participants will be encouraged to take what they learn to enhance the campus environment and make a positive difference for all members of the university community. Click here for more information.