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.
Wisconsin’s first public schoolteacher was Electa Quinney, a member of the Stockbridge-Munsee band of Mohicans. Quinney had come to Wisconsin in the massive Indian removal from New York in 1827. She wanted to teach the …
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi and City of Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway announced today that Ada Deer and Kenneth R. Cole are this year’s recipients of the combined City-County Humanitarian Award honoring Reverend Dr. Martin …
Alvarez names Jackson to Wisconsin senior staff MADISON, Wis. — Michael Jackson, whose 15 years of experience in sales, marketing and business development includes the past three years as chief marketing and development officer at Northwestern …
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