The Office of Equity & Inclusion serves as an advocate to all students, faculty, staff, and leadership and seeks to establish equity and inclusion through educational opportunities, which are developed and presented through departmental programs.
To find out what program best fits you and how you can make a difference in your campus community, check out the program pages below and contact a program coordinator today, or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Leadership Excellence and Academic Development Fellowship is designed to prepare undergraduate students to excel with a holistic approach to student development that consists of rigorous support for intellectual growth. This initiative focuses on Character Development, Academic Support, Service Learning, and Family Involvement. The LEAD Fellowship provides scholarship and fosters success through experiential learning opportunities including monthly conferences, mentoring, and community service.
This resource room plays host to an ever-expanding range of excellent equity and inclusion materials. Currently available are 50+ different resources, which include award-winning documentaries, thought-provoking scholarly journals, multicultural books and a wide variety of cultural magazines. The room features a DVD/MP3 audio player and large video display to view and listen to available media. At this time, materials are not available for checkout; they are at your disposal during regular office hours Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5 PM. Stop by and use our Multicultural Resource Room in the Montview Student Union, Room 2760.
The Campus Relations program is a versatile and active initiative that acts as the link between the Office of Equity & Inclusion and other Liberty University departments. It is the primary source of information for and about the Office of Equity & Inclusion. This program spearheads the coordination of partnerships on training, curricula development, and/or campus-wide opportunities as requested. The goal is to continue to strengthen relationships campus-wide and become a viable source of assistance to departments as it pertains to equity, inclusion and minority student concerns.
In an effort to foster an appreciation of other cultures, this initiative involves a multitude of projects and opportunities that include, but are not limited to:
- Training for academic units/schools
- In classroom instruction provided by the Associate Director of Student Engagement, Director of Education & Professional Development, or Graduate Student Assistant
- Resource networking for ongoing engagement with institutional diversity advancements
Cultural competency programming is intentional about student, faculty, and staff development through engaging and advancing their awareness, knowledge, and skills.
Our Lecture Series gives the campus community the opportunity to learn about equity, inclusion, historical, and/or current topics. This series is facilitated by LU faculty or university guests who are experts in their field. Come prepared to learn and involve yourself in a way that will cause you to understand better the world in which we live.