Diversity, Engagement, Culture & Climate
The Office of Diversity, Engagement, Culture & Climate (DECC) supports the College of Arts & Sciences in its efforts to transform the teaching, learning, and working environment into one of full inclusion and equity for all, to promote and advance the value of global citizenship, and to develop and sustain engagement programs that empower the community and build knowledge while integrating scholarship with real life experience.
UofL Office of Diversity & Equity
To begin the process of transforming our community to an antiracist campus, the Office of Diversity and Equity is collecting materials to provide a central hub of resources.
Cardinal Anti-Racism Agenda
This site highlights the historic steps, current and ongoing initiatives, and future actions enacted or needed to help us achieve this goal.
University Policy on Work-Restricted Religious Holy Days
Federal law and university policy prohibit discrimination on the basis of religious belief. It is the policy of the University of Louisville to accommodate students, faculty, and staff who observe religious work-restricted holy days.
A fireside chat & reception with Congressman John Yarmuth and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer
The AAPI Faculty and Staff Association and the Asian Pacific Student Union collaborated to bring the first ever UofL event featuring local AAPI-owned businesses. The event featured vendors and performances from Louisville’s AAPI community and helped to raise funds for AAPI FSA and APSU programming.
Michael “Brandon” McCormack has been named director of UofL’s Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research. He is the institute’s first Black director, replacing co-founder and outgoing director Cate Fosl, who will stay engaged in the institute as a faculty fellow.