There are many opportunities at the University of Rochester to engage in meaningful conversations about diversity and inclusion, to learn from others, and to get involved.
Ways to engage
ACE Women’s Network
The University of Rochester is now an active member in the New York State ACE Women’s Network. The mission of the ACE Women’s Network is to facilitate the networking of women interested in pursuing leadership opportunities in higher education.
Inclusive Climate Leadership Fellowship
Open to all University of Rochester faculty and staff, this competitive two-year program is aimed at building and embracing our diverse community. Fellows will conduct an action project designed to create sustainable change that facilitates a more inclusive climate in the university, and will also acquire new skills in diversity, inclusion, and leadership.
Genesee Staff Council
Open to all University of Rochester staff, this council will facilitate active and direct communication between University staff and senior administration and to provide a forum for input and discussion of issues important to the staff and the University. The Staff Council will be comprised of a group of diverse staff from across various University offices and academic departments.
University Resource Groups
Open to all University of Rochester faculty, staff, and retirees, these groups serve as a resource to provide mentoring and professional development opportunities as well as ways to engage with University and community leaders.
- Deaf and Hard of Hearing (website coming soon)
- Emerging Leaders
- Latino Professional Alliance (LPA)
- Pride Alliance
- Sankofa (formerly the African American Network)
- Veterans Alliance
More Resources: Diversity and Inclusion from A to Z
Many University programs, offices, and organizations provide resources that support the goals of diversity and inclusion. You can search the listing here, or sort by programs focused on students, faculty, or staff.