Office of Inclusive Excellence News


  • Autumn 2020 Diversity Seed Grant Application

    Oct 15, 2020

    The Diversity Seed Grant application for this autumn quarter opens on September 19, 2020. The application will be open until November 1, 2020. 

  • October DEI Workshop Series

    Sep 21, 2020

    The DEI Workshop Series has three workshops coming up in October.

  • Faculty Workshop

    Sep 1, 2020

    The Office of Inclusive Excellence, in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences, Office of the Provost, and Faculty Life Office, is implementing a three-part professional development workshop series and yearlong engagement focused on racial equity and pedagogy. The first workshop will be held September 8. This is just one of several initiatives underway as a response to the June listening sessions and expression of our desire to be a community that “mourns in movement” toward reconciliation and repair. 

  • Listening Sessions Follow-Up

    Jun 22, 2020

    Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Sandy Mayo reports on recent listening sessions with students, faculty, and staff about racism and other justice inequities, and shares the recommendations and broad themes brought forward in the sessions. From this list, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will identify action steps, establish criteria for prioritization of the actions, and develop a proposed timeline for implementation.

  • Upcoming Diversity 101 Session

    Jun 9, 2020

    Join us June 18 for Diversity 101.

  • Summer/Fall 2020 Diversity Seed Grant Recipients

    May 18, 2020

    We are excited to announce the Summer/Fall 2020 Diversity Seed Grant recipients: the Center for Biblical and Theological Education and the Student Counseling Center.

  • Search Advocate Program

    Apr 30, 2020

    We are excited to introduce a new hiring initiative and the SPU faculty and staff who will be participating.

  • Spring Professional Development Opportunities

    Apr 8, 2020

    The ODEI is offering virtual workshops and networking events this spring; find out what's coming up!

  • Seed Grant Application Open

    Mar 31, 2020

    The application for diversity seed grants is open now through May 1. 

  • Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

    Mar 10, 2020

    Check out the upcoming ODEI workshops and networking events.