OFFICE OF INCLUSION AND EQUITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
WHO WE ARE
The goal of the Office of Inclusion and Equity is to increase the impact of UA’s inclusive excellence commitment, leading to wider understanding and greater success for all students.
The office reports directly to the president. Now consolidated within the office are a number of units, programs and events that represent a spectrum of diversity. They continue to be offered to directly contribute to matriculation, persistence and graduation from the University.
Dr. Lakeesha K. Ransom, vice provost, dean of the Williams Honors College and interim chief diversity officer. About Dean Ransom.
Office of Inclusion & Equity/Chief Diversity
Buchtel Hall 210
Akron, OH 44325-6237
Major annual events
International Women's Day
Proyecto Fiat Lux: Advancements in Hispanic Educational Attainment
- Academic Achievement Programs
- Advising: Four-Phase Advising or 4PAS
- Learning Communities
- Orientation: "Advance," the two-day orientation for new multicultural students
- Peer Mentoring Services
- Scholarship opportunities
- Student Success Center
Akron Beacon Journal: "Ninth annual Black Male Summit addresses economic and racial divides"