Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Advancing the O’Neill School’s mission to lead for the greater good

At the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, we actively strive to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our faculty, staff, students, and alumni engage in scholarship, teaching, and professional practice to enhance democracy, increase trust in public institutions, address issues of systematic inequality, secure public health and safety, and improve the well-being of individuals, families, communities, and the environment.

As the premier school of public and environmental affairs in the world, the O’Neill School recognizes that identifying solutions to complex and intersectional issues requires the inclusion of diverse voices. We aim to respect and elevate the voices of all community members, whose diverse perspectives span the dimensions of race and ethnicity, national origin, culture, and language; gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and marital status; religion and political perspective; age; disability status; veteran status; and socioeconomic status. The O’Neill School values the engagement of all faculty, students, staff, alumni, and community members in these endeavors.

Creating change with the O’Neill School by opening doors and opening minds.

Advocating to elevate voices, challenge perspectives, and transform the culture of the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

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DEI at ONeill

 

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The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office, also known as the DEI office at the Paul O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs celebrates you.

You whose diverse perspectives span the dimensions of race; ethnicity; national origin; culture and language; gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and marital status; religion and political perspective; age; disability status; veteran status; and socioeconomic status.

In our office, we advocate to elevate voices, challenge perspectives,

and transform the culture of the O'Neill School.

 

Though it's not easy, we use the engagement of all faculty, students, staff, alumni, and community members in all of our efforts.

 

The DEI office provides and creates programs and trainings, continually works on recruitment efforts, and has a grievance system designed to support all incident biases.

Our annual Diversity Summit hosts over 300 individuals across the nation to increase the awareness of how we create sustainable change with our commitment to DEI.

 

We also have a certificate of completion DEI seminar series that elaborates on how to create transformational change within institutions.

 

As we lead for the greater good, the DEI office highlights our faculty, staff, students, and alumni through our Wake Up Monday initiative. Every Monday, we post an individual who we would like to highlight and celebrate for their great works.

 

The DEI office is committed to creating change with the O'Neill School

 

by opening doors and opening minds.

 

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