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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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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.


VCU Awarded Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has selected Virginia Commonwealth University as a recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.

Groundbreaking Research in LGBTQ Studies

VCU celebrates groundbreaking research in LGBTQ studies being conducted by faculty.

What's New at VCU for 2018-19

Aashir Nasim, Ph.D., leads the Division for Inclusive Excellence and the implementation of the newly adopted Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Action Plan.

Rescheduled: Teaching Excellence Academy: Making Your Classroom a Brave Space for Difficult Discussions

As classrooms become increasingly more diverse, it is important for faculty to facilitate an environment of inclusion.

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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