Office for Inclusion and Diversity (OID)
InclusiveVT is a phase in the process of building an inclusive and diverse campus with the goal of distinguishing Virginia Tech as an example of the modern land-grant research university. InclusiveVT is a framework that creates active, intentional engagement of Virginia Tech communities in efforts and initiatives that advance inclusion at Virginia Tech. InclusiveVT includes the affirmation of the campus’ Principles of Community, the Strong Together message and the Diversity Strategic Plan.
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An Initiative of Beyond Boundaries and the Equity and Social Disparity in the Human Condition Strategic Growth Area
(Virginia Tech, 2017-08-15)Key Message:
- Sustainable transformation is needed at Virginia Tech around diversity and inclusion
- Employers and Alumni recognize value of diversity and excellence
- VT needs to be a destination ...
(Virginia Tech, 2017-08-15)This area explores the ways social identities related to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, class, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status, economic status, age, and other ...
(Virginia Tech, 2017-01-10)Some concurrent sessions discussed:
(Virginia Tech, 2017-11)Topics Include: What does it mean to be human when biological and digital life are increasingly intertwined? Are standard social scientific methods adequate to meet the challenges of communities facing ...(Virginia Tech, 2012)The 2013-18 Diversity Strategic Plan (DSP) builds on the work envisioned and accomplished by the Virginia Tech community since the first plan was developed in 2000. This plan defines the needs and directions for the next ...(Virginia Tech, 2016-04)This year’s theme was Say (Her, Their, Our) Name and this year's goal was to help women connect with one another, support each other, and leave empowered to continue to succeed in the academy. The program included professional ...(Virginia Tech, 2014)Virginia Tech Principles of Community affirmed in 2014 by President Sands and representatives of seven university organizations: Board of Visitors, Faculty Senate, Staff Senate, Student Government Association, Graduate ...(Virginia Tech, 2014-09-26)President's Inclusion and Diversity Executive Council, Inclusion Coordinators, Advisory Committee, Provost’s Office(Virginia Tech, 2014)At Virginia Tech our approach to diversity is informed by the concept of Inclusive Excellence (Williams, D., Berger, J., & McClendon, S., 2005; see http://www.aacu.org/inclusive_excellence/documents/williams_et_al.pdf).(Virginia Tech, 2015)This is a list of inclusion and diversity activates that are taking place around Virginia Tech. Descriptions have been gathered directly from university program websites and a brochure developed by the Division of Student Affairs.(Virginia Tech, 2001)...The University Diversity Strategic Plan is our guide to assuring that issues of equity, diversity, and multiculturalism are ongoing considerations as we implement our important academic, research, and outreach goals and ...
- Challenges and successful practices to recruit, retain, and advance women in the academy and learn practical tools for negotiation and advocacy within existing structures
Virginia Tech Peer Institution Diversity & Inclusion Comparative Study: A Review of Virginia Tech Peer Institutions’ Compositional Dynamics, Organizational Structures, and Assessment, Planning and Evaluation Practices (Virginia Tech, 2013)A systematic review of Virginia Tech’s peer institutions and the institutions’ organizational contexts for diversity and inclusion programs has been undertaken for the purposes of benchmarking Virginia Tech’s processes for ...
Strategies for the Recruitment and Retention of Underrepresented Minority Faculty: A Former Chair’s Perspective (Virginia Tech, 2014)This report has been compiled for use by the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost. During the spring semester, I devoted time to working on the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minority faculty. ...(Virginia Tech, 2015)On September 29, 2014, Virginia Tech held a forum on its new institutional approach to inclusion and diversity. This report summarizes the comments from that forum within the historical context of Virginia Tech’s prior ...