We define diversity as the extensive range of human experiences including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, the varety of roles people occupy on campus, or your prefered style of communication to name a few.
Equity is related to creating access to opportunities or resources arrive at a fair solution in an imbalanced environment. People have different needs, life or social circumstances which can be addressed by providing adequate resources to reach a level outcome.
Inclusion is the standard of providing programs, policies and practices that address the diverse needs of members in the campus community. When we do that people experience a sense of belonging and feel that matter.
Inclusive Excellence is the standard set by an organization to intentionally integrate diversity, inclusion, and equity into its organizational pursuit of excellence.
Michelle Cromwell, PhD. ERYT
Vice President, Inclusive Excellence and Belonging
Pronouns: They, them, theirs