Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive institutional diversity program and university-wide, multi-faceted inclusion and diversity initiatives to support the University's commitment to diversity, inclusiveness and equal opportunity.

Diversity & Inclusion Objectives

  • To enhance USF's Diversity Management capability.
  • To integrate Diversity management into USF's system through education, policies, practices, cultural change, and shared responsibility.
  • To enable colleges, divisions and units to accept responsibility and accountability for diversity management using their effective planning and review processes.
  • To provide colleges, divisions and units with facilitating infrastructure and knowledge from the Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Office.
  • To provide leadership in support of diversity initiatives in all units and departments of the University.
  • To enhance the quality of the University's workforce, and develop culturally relevant inclusion skills for the diverse workplace of the 21st Century through educational and training opportunities.
  • To provide support for enhancing the working and learning environment/climate that supports the well-being of all individuals at the University.
  • To advocate for infusion of diversity concepts in the general education curriculum including multiple perspectives, and teaching strategies that prepare students for success in a diverse, and global workplace.

For more information, please contact Patsy Sanchez via email at patsysanchez@usf.edu