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The Diversity, Inclusion, Affirmative Action, and Equal Opportunity Office is responsible for engaging and convening students, staff and faculty, in order to implement a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy, which moves the University towards a more inclusive climate, by respecting and including the intellectual expertise and lived experiences of the Worcester State University community.
In accordance with Worcester State University Core Values, Vision, Strategic Plan, as well as the Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Affirmative Action Plan (“the Plan”), we continue to take steps and commit to the values of human dignity, and to the appreciation of the necessity to provide all members of the University community an experience that equips them to relate to all persons and groups in the increasingly global and diverse world in which we all live and work, while adhering to principles of racial and social justice.
We help foster diversity on campus and maintain/ promote non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, ability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital or parental status, or veteran status. We also ensure compliance with state and federal laws and adherence to the principles of Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at all times.
We are committed to maintaining a campus environment and organizational culture that:
We lead activities, programs and services that foster and promote a warm and safe environment for all at the university: