Directors of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DDEIs) serve to advance, promote and cultivate diverse and inclusive departments.

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They  assist in implementing best practices and communicate to appropriate parties about issues relating to diversity and inclusion including: faculty hiring, search committees, search process, faculty retention, departmental climate, guiding/mediating peers in difficult conversations or around issues of conflict, graduate student recruitment/retention/climate, curriculum in undergraduate and graduate programs, and staff retention/climate.

Detailed DDEI information