The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) strives to make Life University a leading institution for inclusive excellence where people of all identities, perspectives and experiences find a welcoming environment where multiplicity, parity and inclusiveness are unwavering values.
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) serves the Life University community as a leader, resource and support across all areas of the institution. The office aims to foster a diverse and inclusive environment through its programs, policies and partnerships in alignment with the University’s 2020 Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.The mission of this office is to promote inclusive excellence through:
- Accountability-ODEI monitors and measures progress of the University’s Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
- Recruitment and Retention-ODEI works to support campus-wide efforts to recruit and retain diverse students, faculty and staff.
- Professional Development- ODEI oversees the Life University Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training Program.
- Promotions and Collaborations– ODEI collaborates with departments committees and student groups across campus to design and promote programs and events related to diversity, equity and inclusion.