Review the Finalists for Vice President for Inclusive Excellence

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Curriculum Development Awards

The division has awarded four curricular development awards of $10,000 each for courses offered during the 2017–18 academic year.

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Building Inclusive Communities

Building Inclusive Communities (BIC) is the new VCU initiative to support the university community in creating an engaged, diverse and inclusive campus environment.

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Join the public directory of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty, VCU Rainbow Rams Directory, to foster and support community at VCU.

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Diversity is a hallmark of VCU that truly differentiates us.


President’s 2017 Forum: Engaging in Critical Conversations

November 7, 2017, the Presidential Forum will provide an opportunity for members of our university community to consider effective ways to engage in critical, deep and informed dialogue on the important issues faced by our society, the Commonwealth and our local communities.

Richmond Potluck & Puerto Rico Benefit

The Anderson at VCU and The Richmond Cookbook project present a benefit show for Puerto Rico.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at VCU

Virginia Commonwealth University is commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month with a number of events, September 15 through October 17, 2017.

Faculty Development Session: 'Addressing Hot Topics in the Classroom'

Join the Center for Teaching Excellence and the Division of Inclusive Excellence for a special session for faculty in the Academic Learning Commons from noon to 1 p.m.

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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