Mary Ann Villarreal

University of Utah new home for national leadership development program

New Leadership Academy Fellows Program aims to center the necessary work of equity, diversity and inclusion in leadership for higher education.


Members of U’s presidential search committee announced

The Utah Board of Higher Education has named a 28-member committee to conduct a national search for the next president of the University of Utah.


medical personnel kneel outside during a "White Coats for Black Lives" demonstration

Do not let this moment pass

The Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion work being led by Dr. José Rodriguez.


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Leading anti-racism in higher education

How the U is helping disrupt complicit racism across the nation.


EDI in action

The U’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Executive Committee will submit its initial findings and recommendations to the President’s Cabinet in late January 2021.


USS initiative aims to recruit, retain more diverse staff

University Support Services is working on an equity, diversity and inclusion jobs initiative to address it.


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The intersection of EDI and public safety

Creating a safe and inclusive campus environment.


headshots of Emma Houston and Daniel Cairo

Advocacy and activism through engagement and strategy

Two special assistants join Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion to further the enrichment of the educational experiences of the university community.


ICYMI: Establishing anti-racist policy

ICYMI: A recap of the second Friday Forum on Racism in Higher Education.


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One U Thriving

Four committees. One U. Creating an anti-racist campus.