INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW–Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background — people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Last year, history was made with the election of the first Native American women to Congress. Decades before, Ada Deer was busy paving the way for others to succeed. In 1957, she became the first …
Gail Ford’s path to college started when not she, but her younger sister, was accepted into a precollege program in eighth grade through Ferris State University in Michigan. Ford, who grew up in Detroit, attended …
The Rev. Alex Gee, Ph.D., and his family together hold 13 degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. It’s a legacy spanning three generations that began when his mother, Verline Gee, brought her young children to …
- December 7Fair Trade Holiday FestivalCome Celebrate Madison’s 23th Fair Trade Holiday Festival8:00 AM, Monona Terrace Convention Center
- December 9Multicultural Grad Student Support Group (MGN & UHS)**Please note the location has changed!5:00 PM, 7906, UHS 7th floor, 333 East Campus Mall
- December 10
- ‘Why I Love UW’: Alex Gee November 18, 2019
- What will you do now? Diversity Forum’s second day explores equity November 7, 2019
- John Quiñones: Be active bystanders, not silent observers, when witnessing injustice November 5, 2019