In 2021, the University of Nebraska system's Office of Diversity, Access, and Inclusion will return with funding opportunities to support collaborative efforts across campus that look to advance the campus climate.
Opportunities to submit proposals for Spring 2021 Inclusive Excellence Development grants will begin in March, following a pause on accepting application in the Fall 2020 semster.
Inclusive Excellence Development Grants provide system-level suppot for implementing or strengthening initiatives that advance diversity, accss, and inclusion on NU campuses. These initiatives should lead to equitable outcomes in one or more of the following priority areas:
- Campus Climate
- Student Recruitment and Retention
- Faculty and Staff Recruitment and Retention
“Inclusive excellence requires us to be proactive and collaborative in building a university community that is welcoming and accessible for all,” Stancia Jenkins, associate to the president and assistant vice president for diversity, access and inclusion, said. “We must be intentional about investing in this work and celebrating our successes.”
Look for more information about how to apply in the coming months.
Additional details about the grant progam, as well as the University of Nebraska Office of Diversity, Access, and Inclusion can be found on the University of Nebraska website.
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Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.