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The Center for Teaching Excellence promotes Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in our campus community and the broader field of higher education. CTE offers DEI-related professional development, reflective practice and resources for faculty. CTE collaborates with and promotes fellow organizations that support DEI initiatives.


A collection of resource guides and links related to DEI in teaching.


A list of CTE's collaborators in DEI projects.

DEI Ambassadors

Faculty and staff DEI Ambassadors who have been trained in inclusive teaching practices and are available for peer support

DEI Syllabus Statement

The DEI Commission crafted the statement in response to direct student and faculty requests that the university develop a singular syllabus statement that provides all students with a clear, consistent understanding of what is appropriate behavior and what is not.

DEI Tenure and Promotion Statement

To assist both candidates and reviewers, the Commission has compiled guidelines to help understand the distinctive nature of DEI work within an academic setting.