Diversity Drives Excellence: Empathy and kindness guide Ivy Bell's work at the Health Hub
The community health worker connects East End residents to the very resources she benefited from over a decade ago
Diversity Drives Excellence: Building community through dance
With their “Hoptown” immersive performance, iCubed professor MK Abadoo uses sistering circles to create intergenerational connections
Equity and Access Services publishes its first annual report
Core values of “empathy, humility and gratitude” are fundamental to the program’s human-centered approach to civil rights
Equity and Access Services leads the accessibility charge
University’s inaugural chief accessibility officer striving to make VCU a top accessibility urban campus
Diversity Drives Excellence: Goode Makes VCU Better
From the MLK vigil to the Men of Color Initiative, Carlton Goode brings a positive attitude to making change
Lactation policy helps support parents in the VCU community
New policy and lactation room reviews are latest additions to resources Equity and Access Services offers to support pregnancy and parenthood
Lingold's sound studies unearth histories of the African Atlantic
The English professor interprets Atlantic Africans’ musical performances and what they might have meant to the people performing them
Smithers brings contemporary understanding to indigenous heritage
The professor of history works to provide “intellectual multivitamins” to students and readers, inspiring them to do their own research
“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 Institutional Equity & Chief Diversity Officer
Equity and Access Services (EAS)
EAS provides leadership and essential services in supporting civil rights compliance for VCU through specific programs for Title IX, Equal Opportunity, discrimination/harassment concerns and ADA services.
Communications and Information Management (CIM)
CIM collects and analyzes data from VCU Institutional Research and Decision Support and communicates it to the VCU community and external audiences.
Through education, mentoring and dialogue, IExcel is the premier on-campus destination to learn, engage and reflect with faculty, staff, students and peers on diversity, inclusion and equity.
Institutes and Centers
IES promotes diversity and inclusion through special interest centers that pursue research, education, advocacy and community partnerships. These include iCubed, VCU Health Hub at 25th, the Mary and Frances Youth Center, Q Collective and El Centro Latinx/Chicanx.