Excellence through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At the University of Iowa we embrace our responsibility to create a welcoming environment for all members of our community. This commitment includes all of our students, staff, and faculty as they pursue their goals here at Iowa.

Looking for resources?

Read an article or book that provides a perspective different from your own or that enhances your knowledge of other cultures, or turn to the internet: our new website is designed to connect you with resources and events close to home. Please click above on our "resources" tab for more information!

Recent News

The University of Iowa College of Law announced the hiring of NedaBarrett as its first director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Global Engagement. Barrett previously served as senior human resources leadership fellow at the UI, with joint appointments in the colleges of law and dentistry,...
Liz Tovar, UI associate athletics director for student-athlete academic services, has been appointed interim associate vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion, while Tabitha Wiggins has been appointed interim director of the Center for Diversity and Enrichment.

Do action planning with your team!

The campus-wide Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion action plan launched on April 4th! Be sure to connect with your team about ways that you can get and stay involved in the institutional change. Please go to "Action Planning" on our site menu above.