Vision & Mission
A new direction has been set to establish the Office of Diversity and Equity as a team to better serve the needs of the campus. With the help of KU Human Resource Management, a new vision, mission, goals and strategies were developed to strengthen D&E as a unit, support and empower campus leaders, implement diversity initiatives and resources, and foster accountability across campus units.
VISION: Over the next five years establish The University of Kansas as a diversity leader among its institutional peers, nationally and to help improve its AAU ranking
D&E Mission: Strategically leading, connecting and advocating for diversity, equity and access at KU
Goal 1: Provide a strong D & E Unit infrastructure and team to support campus needs (Internal)
Goal 2: Promote an organizational culture that implements diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice strategies across campus to support faculty, staff and student success (Empower Leaders)
Goal 3: Offer diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice initiatives, programs, activities, and trainings that aim to eliminate campus disparities, discrimination and harassment (Implementation)
Goal 4: Through assessment support and hold accountable organizational units to address campus disparities, discrimination and harassment (Accountability)