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Academic Diversity Initiatives

Women Talking on the ASU Campus

Arkansas State is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff; creating a community of fairness and respect; ensuring that resources are accessible to all; and complying with related laws and guidelines.

A welcoming environment

The Academic Diversity Initiatives Office was created to advance the University's academic goals and commitment to diversity, and in this spirit we have pledged to create an environment in which differences are both welcomed and appreciated.

Quality Teaching Circle

The Quality Teaching Circle Initiative promotes excellence in teaching, research and service among tenure-track faculty members by creating positive and safe environments for faculty members to exchange ideas, receive enriching criticism, express concerns and access a university-wide support system.

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Excellence Award

The Diversity Excellence Award recognizes individual faculty members, faculty groups, academic departments or academic units that demonstrate the highest commitment to enhancing excellence through diversity.

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