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mission and activities


the office of educational equity and inclusion at alcorn state university is committed to providing leadership and support to:

  • foster and enhance an inclusive campus climate which affirms the value and contributions of every member of our alcorn family
  • provide information regarding the university’s diversity efforts, current demographics, emerging trends, and long-range plans for capitalizing on future opportunities
  • offer resources for best practices in the field and on-going training on diversity issues
  • engage our community partners in social justice education initiatives grounded in strength-based practices to demonstrate the university’s commitment to providing opportunities and access to underresourced populations
  • work collaboratively with other campus units in the development new programs that meaningfully address existing performance gaps for current populations on campus
  • represent the university by serving as the institutional liaison to various community and governmental bodies addressing diversity
  • assist in advancing recruitment and retention efforts that help in creating and sustaining a diverse student body
  • provide support in the efforts to deliver a workforce climate for attracting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and administration
  • offer guidance and technical assistance to the university president as well as administration, faculty, staff, and students regarding diversity issues

office activities

  • courageous conversations
  • diversity dialogue
  • title ix development and implementation
  • campus diversity plan
  • diversity and motivation workshops
  • grant writing
  • male initiative
  • unity through diversity week
  • diversity lecture series
  • diversity recruitment
  • campus climate survey