Education Outreach and Diversity


Institutional commitment to diversity will enhance recruitment, retention, and advancement of URM students and women in STEM disciplines. The overall efforts of EOD regarding diversity include increasing efforts to recruit and retain URM students and women in EPSCoR scientific research, and more broadly, in STEM disciplines. Emphasis will be given to providing tools needed by faculty to develop effective mentoring skills, and foster a campus climate that will positively impact success of URM students and women in STEM disciplines including:

  • Wide range of outreach and diversity activities, including recruitment and funding for diverse hires
  • Bilingual Web and video production
  • Diversity Strategic Plan