Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success

Strengthening and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion at Virginia Commonwealth University

Category results for: Inclusive Excellence

Models of Inclusive Excellence

The Division for Inclusive Excellence confers the award to administrative and academic units that achieve distinction in cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment for its faculty and staff. Twenty-five major divisions and offices, colleges and schools are assessed on a biennial basis using assessment and performance data collected from multiple university sources and compiled in […]

Why academic freedom and inclusive excellence must coexist at VCU

Academic freedom is a crucial component of research and teaching in higher education. It consigns rights and responsibilities for faculty at our colleges and universities. Faculty are afforded the freedom to conduct research without concern of orthodoxy and partisanship and to teach students without undue administrative and governmental constraints. Concomitant to these rights are faculty […]