Professional development opportunities to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts as well as online teaching and learning are available. Use the links below to review activities and resources supporting these initiatives.
Throughout Fall 2021, a variety of workshops and other professional development activities addressing topics relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion were offered. We will continue in this work in Spring 2022.
Efforts to enhance UNO's online learning opportunities were highlighted during Spring 2020 and continue into 2020-2021.
The Microaggression Awareness Program addresses microaggressive behavior and microresistance strategies. This program continues throughout the academic year.
This workshop, held Friday, April 9, 2021 was brought to campus to help faculty and staff understand the importance of an inclusive campus environment and the role that their own personal stories and experiences play in fostering inclusivity. The workshop was led by Dr. Helen Abdali Sousan Fagan, a professor of practice at UNL, who specializes in DEI theory and practice. View the recording of this session using the link above.
Search Committee Training
Best practices for conducting faculty searches are a focus of ongoing professional development.
Equity and Inclusion (E&I) Certificate
This two-year professional development program is for full-time faculty and staff who want to deepen their learning and understanding about racism and other inequities through a cohort experience that includes self-study, reading, and discussion. Over the course of the program, the cohort will learn about racism, microaggressions, allyship, and more. The certificate program is geared toward fostering an inclusive and equitable campus environment for everyone.