Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
College of Education
The College of Education Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
The College of Education values every member of our community and recognizes that diversity, in all forms, enhances our strength as a college. The College strives to be a place of welcoming and belonging that protects and defends the dignity and value of every member of our college community. The College of Education is committed to empowering faculty, staff, and students via an accessible and inclusive work and learning environment that serves all individuals regardless of color, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, language, socioeconomic status, ability, gender, gender identity or expression, background, perspective, experience, or any type of marginalization. The College of Education embraces the University of Utah’s mission and vision to preserve and build upon the safe spaces we have created for democratic discourse, disagreement and, ultimately, coming together. The College of Education is committed to amplifying all voices in education, improving the inclusive excellence of educational systems through our research, teaching, and service. We respect and embrace the unique backgrounds, perspectives, and contributions that every individual brings to our College and University.
College of Education News and Resources
The College of Education at the University of Utah is dedicated to promoting American Indian/Alaska Native2 excellence in various academic fields, in particular education. We believe in working collaboratively with American Indian/Alaska Native peoples, notably the eight distinct sovereign nations in Utah, to further their educational goals and self-determination
Dr. Leticia Alvarez Gutiérrez, Education, Culture & Society Associate Professor, and the collective she advises, Mestizo Arts and Activism will be recognized as a 2016 recipient for the University of Utah Transforming U: Beacons of Excellence Award.
We in the Office for Equity and Diversity are comprised of leaders, experts, and educators who drive the University’s efforts to create a safe and welcoming campus climate.
We work hard to make CESA an inclusive and safe space for everyone. Come visit us and see for yourself!