Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

From the Chancellor: Combating racism together

June 3, 2020

To our black students, faculty and staff–All Black Lives Matter. There are much deeper and systemic issues that are affecting communities of color, and as a society, we are far from realizing the promise of equality and justice that every person deserves. You have my pledge that justice and equity will remain at the center of my efforts as chancellor...We can and must do better.

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How to be an ally to the Black community and communities of color

June 3, 2020

Acts of systemic racism continue to deeply affect our communities, and many of us may be wondering how we can help. Here are some tips for how you can be an ally to people of color, particularly the Black community right now.

Marwa Osman

Marwa Osman is on a leadership journey for social and environmental justice

May 28, 2020

Osman, a CU Boulder junior, has spent the last two years on a leadership odyssey that has made space for students of color and environmental justice on campus.

ODECE staff

Equity and Excellence Award recipients announced, virtual celebration to be held April 22

April 20, 2020

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement has announced the three winners of the 2020 Equity and Excellence Awards in student, staff and faculty categories.

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New CU Boulder Pride Office opens

April 16, 2020

The Pride Office is now open (virtually) on campus. Housed under the Center for Inclusion and Social Change, the new office is designed to serve campus LGBTQ+ students and employees.

Faculty members discuss points on the session titled “Finding the ‘Us’ in Inclusion: What Do You Need to Be an Inclusive Educator?” at the CU Boulder 2020 Spring Diversity Summit. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Scene at CU: Diversity summits

Feb. 29, 2020

CU Boulder recently hosted both the Diversity and Inclusion Summit, and the Inclusive Sports Summit. See photos from the events, which addressed how we go from talking to modeling behaviors and practices, as well as identity, privilege, inclusion and diversity in sports.

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Top reasons to attend the Diversity and Inclusion Summit on Feb. 25

Feb. 21, 2020

Whether you're a student, staff or faculty member, here are some of the top reasons and sessions to join at the spring Diversity and Inclusion Summit, to be held at the University Memorial Center.

Kate Fagan

Kate Fagan talks inclusivity in sports ahead of upcoming summit

Feb. 20, 2020 caught up with former CU basketball player Kate Fagan for a Q&A ahead of the Feb. 26 Inclusive Sports Summit. Fagan, along with former CU football player Phillip Lindsay, is a keynote speaker.

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Spring update: Efforts to improve anti-racism policies, safety, resources and support

Feb. 19, 2020

As a follow-up on efforts to improve campus anti-racism policies, resources and training for the community, CUSG Director of Diversity and Inclusion Olivia Gardner and Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement Bob Boswell are sharing an update on progress, action items and next steps.

CU Buff rug in focus during a Diversity and Inclusion Summit session

3 reasons to attend the free Inclusive Sports Summit on Feb. 26

Feb. 14, 2020

This year’s Inclusive Sports Summit will explore privilege, as well as inclusion and diversity within sports and recreation. It will feature keynote speakers Kate Fagan and Phillip Lindsay. Here are just a few reasons to attend.