I will encourage the expression of different voices, perspectives, and ideas.
I will challenge my own beliefs, opinions, and viewpoints.
I will advocate for an accessible, safe, and respectful environment to enhance the living, learning, and working community at Illinois.
I will acknowledge and respect the multiple identities represented in each individual.
My commitment will be demonstrated by my voice and my conduct.Make your commitment now...
Come celebrate diversity on our campus as Colleges and Units express their commitment to cultivating a community at illinos where everyone is welcome. Make your commitment on September 24th.
Last year's Larine Y Cowan Award winners: From left to right: Heidi Johnson, Director, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access; Associate Chancellor Menah Pratt-Clarke; Lynette O'Neal, Leadership in Diversity category ; Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise; Louis Bergonzi, LGBT category ; Adrian Burgos (accepted by his wife Dolly and their two daughters, Miranda and Julia), Teaching & Mentoring category; University Housing (Director Jim Rooney accepted the award), Access & Accomodations category. Each year, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access grants awards to peer-nominated individuals/nits for their commitment and efforts to diversity and inclusion. http://diversity.illinois.edu/makeadiffaward.html
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