Active Citizens Toolkit

The Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success is developing a series of eLearning modules on engaged citizenship. In this toolkit, you'll learn about various ways to engage and assume a more active role in your community.

Jacquelyn Pogue, Philanthropist, gives to IES

Richmond local and former director of Richmond Action Dialogues, Jacquelyn Pogue, gave a financial gift to IES to support capacity-building for respectful and inclusive dialogue among VCU students, faculty and staff. 

Call Me By My Name Initiative

VCU is proud to announce the first stage honoring individuals’ right to use names other than their legal name, to identify with the gender they know themselves to be and to utilize the pronouns that best fit them.

VCU is developing a national model for using analytics to bolster diversity and inclusion

The project is part of the university’s commitment to provide a fair, open and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff.

Inclusive Excellence

“Diversity is among our greatest assets at VCU, and our effort to create and sustain an equitable and inclusive environment is the best approach toward leveraging this asset into universal excellence and success.”

- Dr. Aashir Nasim, Vice President for Inclusive Excellence