Office for Equal Opportunity, Office of Multicultural Affairs merge to form Office for Equity and Inclusion

Kevin McDonald

Kevin McDonald

BLACKSBURG, Va., July 15, 2008 – Two long-standing offices at Virginia Tech, the Office for Equal Opportunity and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, have joined to become one entity, known as the Office for Equity and Inclusion.

According to Kevin McDonald, vice president for equity and inclusion, “We believe that this configuration is the most effective way to lead the equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts at Virginia Tech, and offer a clear and comprehensive resource for the individuals and organizations that we serve.”

The Office for Equity and Inclusion provides leadership and serves as the focal point for university-wide efforts to promote and sustain just, fair, diverse, and inclusive working and learning environments in the university community. The office works to achieve these goals through the following functions

The Office for Equity and Inclusion is currently located at 336 Burruss Hall (0216). The office’s phone number is (540) 231-7500.