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Bobcat JEDI Program


Based on the Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping issued on September 22, 2020, the Bobcat JEDI Program has been temporarily paused. For additional information on the executive order, please see the communication from President Trauth.

As per President Trauth's latest communication, if you have planned to conduct a workforce training program between now and October 31, 2020, please contact Dr. Silva ( to review training materials and ensure alignment with the Order so that you can continue to host the training.

While this may require some changes, our commitments to a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, and a sense of community in our campus will not be changed or diminished. Thank you for all you do to advance and foster an inclusive and welcoming campus environment and for supporting our diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Bobcat JEDI Program

Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion




This program offers faculty and staff the opportunity to build competencies that will support a more inclusive environment at Texas State. 

The Program will include courses related to diversity, inclusion, multiculturalism, ability, social justice, and equity. Participants will be able to participate in courses that are offered throughout the year and online. This program is a collaboration with University College, Hispanic Serving Institution Programs, Hispanic Policy Network, Student Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Disability Services, Coalition of Black Faculty and Staff, Alliance, and the Provost Office.

Why should I Participate?

  • Increase knowledge and skill set in diversity & inclusion

  • Learn new ways to interact and engage with students

  • Broaden awareness of cultural perspectives

  • Engage in opportunities to connecting with other faculty and staff

  • Enrich institutional culture