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Office of Equity and Access

Office of Equity and Access

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Texas State University values a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a sense of community as essential conditions for campus life. We are proud to reflect the various backgrounds found in our great state of Texas. The office of Equity and Access is committed to enriching Texas State’s learning and working environments by attracting and supporting a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body; one in which each person is valued equally and celebrated for their contributions.


"The most universal quality is diversity.” -Michel de Montaigne

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Equity \e-kwə-tē\–noun
1 justice according to natural law or right ; specifically : freedom from bias or favoritism

Access \ak-ses\–noun
2 a: permission, liberty, or ability to enter, approach, or pass to and from a place or to approach or communicate with a person or thing b: freedom or ability to obtain or make use of something c: a way or means of access

Diversity \də-vər-sə-tē, dī-\–noun
1: the condition of being diverse : variety ; especially : the inclusion of diverse people (as people of different races or cultures) in a group or organization <programs intended to promote diversity in schools>

 


Equity and Access Updates

Please visit our Updates page for the latest Equity and Access news.


The 2017 Excellence in Diversity Awards

 

The 2017 Excellence in Diversity Faculty Award recipient is Ms. Ana Baer, Department of Theatre and Dance.

The 2017 Excellence in Diversity Staff Award recipient is Mr. Jesse Silva, Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion.

The 2017 Excellence in Diversity Team Award recipients are  Ms. Jessica Soukup and Mr. Joshua Love Office of Vice President for Student Affairs and Office of Disability Services.

These awards are given annually to one faculty member, one staff member, and one team who provide exceptional commitment to diversity at Texas State University by promoting the university's diversity goals.

 

 

Sexual Misconduct

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Texas State University System Sexual Misconduct Policy

Sexual Misconduct Policy

If you need to make a report, please contact Ameerah McBride, Title IX Coordinator at 512-245-2539.