Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative

Leadership & Professional Development

Leadership & Professional Development

Since its inception in July 2020, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiative has implemented ongoing, comprehensive leadership and professional development opportunities for faculty, staff and students.

DEI Distinguished Educator Certificate

The President’s Special Initiative on DEI and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) offers a new certificate program to faculty, staff and graduate students who have completed at least 25 hours of DEI education and training since September 2021. Relevant experience may include education and training on and off campus.

To apply for the certificate, applicants should complete this form, listing the date, hours and nature of the training they wish to get recognized for. Faculty, staff and graduate students who complete the minimum hours required will be honored annually and receive a certificate and a LinkedIn badge. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Create Your Impact

Create Your Impact is a development and leadership initiative for women employees seeking to grow personally and professionally in their respective fields.