Published: May 4, 2017

The Department of Human Resources (HR) invites new employees in their first 12 to 18 months of employment to attend the May 19 CU Discover session focusing on making excellence inclusive at the University of Colorado Boulder.

CU Boulder prioritizes Making Excellence Inclusive, an approach coined by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). Campus climate data has identified the need for CU to increase knowledge and awareness, develop employees and students, and take strategic action to create a welcoming and inclusive campus environment.

During this session, you will receive a foundational description of CU Boulder's Inclusive Excellence initiative, as well as resources and tools to further your understanding of Inclusive Excellence and enable you to begin approaching your work with through an inclusive lens.

At the end of the session, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe Inclusive Excellence (IE) as an AAC&U initiative.
  • Utilize the Making Excellence Inclusive summary and three commissioned papers for further learning and strategic planning.
  • Describe IE as a framework for addressing campus climate.
  • Communicate the need for IE on CU Boulder’s campus.
  • Recognize the external and internal factors that affect IE. 

Senior Training & Development Specialist Amy Moreno will present the Making Excellence Inclusive session. 

Moreno has a Master of Education in educational leadership and policy studies, Bachelor of Science in animal science and Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from Iowa State University. She is certified in Real Colors, Everything DiSC, Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, and Strengths Educator. 

Moreno is passionate about engaging employees in developing intercultural competence and inclusive workplace practices, developing mentoring programs, facilitating self-reflection opportunities and personality assessments, and developing an inclusive campus.

Please register to attend. For questions about the event, please contact HR's Organizational Development at 303-492-8103. 

Visit the Human Resources website to learn about being a new employee at CU Boulder.