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Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Office  
USF Diversity Network



The purpose of the Diversity Network is to strengthen the diversity infrastructure that facilitates meeting USF’s strategic goals related to diversity and equal opportunity, and provide technical assistance to support University professionals engaged in diversity and equal opportunity initiatives.

What is the Diversity Network?
The Diversity Network is a structure that supports comprehensive institutional diversity and equal opportunity programs and initiatives under the auspices of the Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Office (DIEO) and the Office of the Provost.

What is the purpose of the Diversity Network?
The purpose of the Diversity Network is to strengthen the diversity infrastructure that facilitates meeting USF’s strategic goals related to diversity and equal opportunity, and provide technical assistance to support University professionals engaged in diversity and equal opportunity initiatives.

What are the benefits of the Diversity Network?
  • Improve linkages between, and among diversity/equal opportunity programs University wide
  • Maximize communication and dialogue about diversity/equal opportunity programs and initiatives university wide
  • Enhance diversity/equal opportunity programs and initiatives as a result of increased collaboration, dissemination and consolidation of activities
  • Serve as on going focus group on diversity/equal opportunity issues for the university community
  • Increase awareness of diversity/equal opportunity resources university wide
  • Develop leaders in diversity/equal opportunity
When will the Diversity Network meet?
The Diversity Network will gather the third Thursday of each month, from 8:30 am to 10:00 am, in the Marshall Student Center.

How to become an Associate?
Network Associates are comprised of USF professionals engaged in diversity initiatives. Any associate can bring a guest to the monthly gatherings, including community partners.

For more information Contact:
Patsy Feliciano, phone 813.974.3827, fax 813.974.4375, TDD 813.974.5651 e-mail: pfelicia@admin.usf.edu


link to Highlights from the April 2006 Diversity Network Meeting [PDF]

link to Highlights from the January 2005 Diversity Network Meeting [PDF]

link to Highlights from the December 2004 Diversity Network Meeting [PDF]

link to The State of Diversity at USF [PowerPoint] from the November 2004 Diversity Network Meeting

link to Diversity Summit - Dr. Wiiliams [PowerPoint] from the November 2004 Diversity Network Meeting

link to Highlights from the October 2004 Diversity Network Meeting [PDF]

link to Report – National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education [PDF]

link to Diversity Network Objectives [PDF]

link to Diversity Network Agenda - May 2004 [PDF]

link to Diversity Network Agenda - August 2003 [PDF]

link to Diversity Network Agenda - March 2003 [PDF]

On March 27th, 2003, the Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity office launched USF's Diversity Network with a half-day event at the Lifsey House.

link to Review of Diversity Network launch with photos. requires Flash player