Mission

The Office of Educational Equity and Inclusion at Alcorn State University is committed to providing leadership and support to:

  • foster and enhance an inclusive campus climate which affirms the value and contributions of every member of our Alcorn family
  • provide information regarding the university’s diversity efforts, current demographics, emerging trends, and long-range plans for capitalizing on future opportunities 
  • offer resources for best practices in the field and on-going training on diversity issues
  • engage our community partners in social justice education initiatives grounded in strength-based practices to demonstrate the university’s commitment to providing opportunities and access to underresourced populations
  • work collaboratively with other campus units in the development new programs that meaningfully address existing performance gaps for current populations on campus
  • represent the university by serving as the institutional liaison to various community and governmental bodies addressing diversity
  • assist in advancing recruitment and retention efforts that help in creating and sustaining a diverse student body
  • provide support in the efforts to deliver a workforce climate for attracting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and administration
  • offer guidance and technical assistance to the university President as well as administration, faculty, staff, and students regarding diversity issues

 


 

 

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