Co-Sponsorship & Funding Requests
RISE Program Co-Sponsorship
The Office of DEIB offers supplemental support to departments, units and centers that are planning programs which promote inclusive, equitable and diverse perspectives. Projects will be evaluated through the lens of Jayhawks Rising and Realizing Intersectional Standards of Excellence (RISE).
RISE Program Funds have been used in several different ways, including:
- LGBTQ Research Symposium
- Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs
- Latinx Heritage Month performance: Ensemble Iberica with special guest Latin Grammy-winning vocalist, violinist and composer Mireya Ramos
Professional Development Funding Requests
The Office provides funding for professional development of students, staff, or faculty in the form of books, travel, conference fees, or training opportunities. DEIB wants to support those who seek to increase their personal fluency in diversity, equity, and inclusion.