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Welcoming students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds

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Improving inclusiveness and equity across campus

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Developing and promoting a culture and climate of respect

By the Numbers

We’ve compiled institutional data and reports that track AS&E’s equity, diversity, and campus climate improvement efforts.

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Events Calendar

AS&E organizes and hosts diversity- and equity-related events, including celebration months, conferences, training sessions, guest speakers, exhibitions, and more.

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Our Philosophy

Beth Olivares, Dean for Diversity, is deeply committed to making diversity, equity, and inclusion central to the teaching, learning, research, and hiring practices in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.

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Award-Winning Anchor Discusses Racism and Bias

Stop The Hate: The Rise in Violence Against Asian Americans

In a moderated discussion with Emmy-Award winning co-anchor Juju Chang, Beth Olivares, AS&E dean for diversity, discusses the sharp rise in anti-AAPI violence and how to recognize our own unconscious biases. The live Zoom event was held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

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Arts, Sciences & Engineering

Fall 2020 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Annual Report

Prepared by Beth Olivares, Dean for Diversity

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452Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty in 2020

Including 144 women (32%) and 30 underrepresented minorities (7%).

Institutional Office of Equity and Inclusion

The University of Rochester Institutional Office of Equity and Inclusion is dedicated to cultivating an equitable, respectful, and welcoming culture at the University of Rochester.

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Vision and Values

We are a community in which all who work, teach, create, and provide care are welcome and respected, and where all can pursue and achieve their highest objectives for themselves, their communities, and the world.

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