LGBTQ 40th Anniversary

LGBTQ 40th Anniversary

Celebrating Forty Years of LGBTQ Activism at VCU

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Building Inclusive Communities

Building Inclusive Communities

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Dr. Rao at the President's Forum on Social Justice

The President's Forum on Social Justice

October 13, 2016

Diversity is a hallmark of VCU that truly differentiates us.


Welcome to the 2016-17 Academic Year

A personal welcome from Kevin Allison, Ph.D., Interim Vice President for Inclusive Excellence, and Senior Assistant to the President

LGBTQ@VCU: Celebrating Forty Years of LGBTQ Activism at VCU

Celebrate 40 years of LGBTQ activism and milestones at VCU with events, receptions and the Humanities Research Center speaker series, starting October 4th and cumulating on October 27th with special guest, tennis superstar and advocate for women and LGBTQ people, Billie Jean King.

Building Inclusive Communities

The VCU Building Inclusive Communities (BIC) program promotes inclusive excellence by encouraging a climate of intercultural respect and understanding, examining power differentials across a range of traits including race, class, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, and more. BIC also offers an outstanding opportunity to VCU employees for professional development. Read more.

Celebrate Latinx Month

Latinx Heritage Month kicks off on Thursday, September 15th at the University Student Commons

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Diversity is absolutely essential at a research university, just as it is in life. It is an indispensable part of the learning process. It shapes what we learn and how we learn it, how we solve problems, how we interact with one another, and how we think about ourselves and each other.

Michael Rao, Ph.D., president, Virginia Commonwealth University and VCU Health System