Committee work is a common aspect of employees in higher education. There are many opportunities for volunteers to get involved in hopes of creating a more equitable environment at UD. Here are a few examples:
- Sexual Assault Prevention and Education (SAPE) Committee
- UDid It! Celebration – Employee Appreciation Picnic
- Student Life Programming Committee
- United Way Planning Committee
- Take Our Sons/Daughters To Work Day Committee
Committee structure and leadership often changes, so if you are interested in learning more, contact OEI for the most up-to-date point of contact and an introduction.
As prepared by the Diversity and Equity Commission and The President's Diversity Initiative
The University of Delaware's educational mission is to prepare students to live in an increasingly interconnected and diverse world. To do so, we are committed to fostering a robust educational environment that supports critical thinking, free inquiry, and an understanding of diverse views and values. We see diversity as a core value and guiding principle for our educational mission and thus must work to make diversity an integral part of everyday life on campus. To this end, we take diversity to mean both the recognition and appreciation of the different backgrounds, values, and ideas of those who comprise our campus, as well as a commitment to ensuring that all people on our campus are treated according to principles of fairness, civility, dignity, and equity. We are committed to building an educational community that understands people from different backgrounds and economic circumstances, with different needs, and from diverse personal and philosophical beliefs. We want to make all people who are part of the University feel welcome and valued in campus life.