Welcome to the Equity & Inclusion Committee

4 members of the Teach in Group C#11 standing in a circle smiling

DEI-AB Initiatives Across the University

  • University DEI-AB Framework
  • University Libraries
    • Library IDEA committee active since 2017
    • Focus to structural and policy inequity and user education and engagement using the MCOD model
    • Paid BIPOC committee formed to investigate decision-making structures
    • Library faculty include a DEI-related goal in their Faculty Work Plan
  • Seidman College of Business
    • HBCU articulation agreements for graduate programs
    • DEI initiatives in hiring processes
    • Commitment to track the number of minoritized faculty members and students¬†
  • College of Education and Community Innovation
    • Committee on anti-racism and social justice meets monthly
  • Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
    • DEI taskforce administered a questionnaire to faculty in summer and fall of 2023
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS)
    • CLAS DEI-AB Committee meets monthly starting in Winter 2023
    • All CLAS Unit Heads were asked to create a DEI-AB Plan starting in Fall 2022
  • Kirkhof College of Nursing
    • Working on the creation of a DEI committee as of Fall 2023
    • Implementing a holistic approach to admissions that removes some biases


LGBT FSA End-of-Year Picnic

April 30, 2024 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Spend some time on the lawn with the LGBT FSA and be in community with partners across campus!

Anti-Racism, White Consciousness (5-Part Series)

June 17, 2024 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This is a 5-session learning cohort for white identifying faculty and staff at GVSU who are interested in learning about and developing anti-racist practices in their daily lives. Because the learning...

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GVSU Earns Voter Engagement Award Spotlight

GVSU Earns Voter Engagement Award

Grand Valley received the All In Campus Democracy Challenge 2021 Best Action Plan Award for Michigan Collegiate Voting Challenge - 4-year Institution, along with a Gold Seal for nonpartisan voter participation (70-80% voter rate).

The Campus Democratic Engagement Coalition Spotlight

The Campus Democratic Engagement Coalition

Learn more about the GVSU Campus Democratic Engagement Coalition.

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Check the learning opportunities offered by the I&E Institute

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