The Elephant in the Room Series

This series is a collaboration between the Center for Teaching Excellence and Women's and Gender Studies. Learn more about the goals for this series, faculty engagement, and how the series furthers IUP's Strategic Plan and Diversity Action Plan.


The Elephant in the Room:

Conversation and Action for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in the Classroom and Beyond

A Year of Learning and Growth

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

~Completion of four events earns a Certificate of Training in Diversity and Inclusion~

Organized by IUP's

Women's and Gender Studies and the Center for Teaching Excellence


Liberal Studies; Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; President's Commission on the Status of Women; President's Commission on GLBT; Office of International Education; College of Arts and Humanities; Office of Social Equity; Department of History; Department of Theater and Dance; PhD in Composition and Applied Linguistics; Department of English; Department of SociologyDepartment of Philosophy and Religious Studies; IUP Free Speech Project