Things You Need to Know about U-Texas' Diversity and Inclusion Plan
The University of Texas is constantly drumming up ways to better their program and work to give students, and staff an exemplary experience. This plan was created to work towards making a "comprehensive guide to the institution as it supporst a more diverse and inclusivve campus culture," says Gregory Vincent, the vice president for diversity and community engagement.
“This plan strengthens these efforts and helps make certain we are all doing our part of building a strong, inclusive culture where all members of the community are respected and the educational experience for our students is enhanced by diverse people, scholarship and ideas.”
The plan focuses on eight areas: University leadership, staff, students, faculty, communication, campus climate and culture, alumni and community and pre-K-12 partnerships.
- Investments will be made to bring more student housing for freshmen
- It will create a long-term transportation plan
- It calls for more faculty and staff inclusion training
- It will establish a university-wide testing center
- It calls for renewed student recruitment and admissions effort
The University will expand minority outreach and recruitment plans as well as include early financial aid packages during the recruitment process. The plan will also play a huge role in the University's overall admissions process.
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