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Academic Diversity & Inclusion

An Inclusive Campus Experience

Washburn is committed to cultivating an inclusive learning, living, and working community, facilitating the success of all people, and supporting all individuals. An inclusive community values diversity in culture, subculture, socio-economic status, race, ethnicity, nationality, place of origin, language, ability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, faith and non-faith perspective, political and social ideology, family background, veteran status, cognitive style, and age, as well as the intersections of these identities.The University strives to provide opportunities for its members to reflect upon their own perspectives while examining the perspectives of others, resulting in a culture of empathy and respect for all.

Academic Diversity & Inclusion Committee

This committee is charged with providing recommendations and proposals to cultivate a diverse and inclusive learning environment at Washburn. Current areas of focus include recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and supporting faculty development opportunities, including those aimed to diversify curriculum and pedagogy and foster an inclusive academic community. Membership includes representation from academic units across the University. Throughout the fall and spring semesters, the committee meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 1 PM in the Cottonwood Room of the Memorial Union.

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Academic Diversity & Inclusion Committee

This committee is charged with providing recommendations and proposals to cultivate a diverse and inclusive learning environment at Washburn. Current areas of focus include recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and supporting faculty development opportunities, including those aimed to diversify curriculum and pedagogy and foster an inclusive academic community. Membership includes representation from academic units across the University. Throughout the fall and spring semesters, the committee meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 1 PM in the Cottonwood Room of the Memorial Union.

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Resources and Initiatives

Below are links to resources intended to foster diversity, inclusion, and equity at Washburn and in the Topeka community. 

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Washburn University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Pamela Foster, Equal Opportunity Director/Title IX Coordinator, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, Kansas 66621, 785.670.1509, eodirector@washburn.edu.

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