The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) serves the Truman State University Community by supporting diverse groups academically, emotionally, and socially. We are grounded in inclusive excellence that invites the campus to engage academically and socially with identity development, intersectionality, inter-group relations and justice in order to develop a consciousness for the common good at Truman State University and the global community.
Everyone has good and bad days, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion helps me with my everyday. Good or bad. I feel loved after visiting. –Jalisa Wines, Class of 2021
Our vision is to:
- Foster an environment of inclusion & equity to bridge intercultural gaps & inequities
- Provide opportunities for academic & cultural enrichment through our campus & collegial partnerships
- Develop cultural competency/proficiency through multiple opportunities to attend workshops & seminars
- Overall advocacy for students to ensure they are prepared to be global citizens & life-long learners
- To provide leadership in educating the campus on diversity, inclusion, social justice, & equity matters
January 28, 2019
The Diversity Committee of Student Government Association has compiled a list of all accessible and all-gender bathrooms on campus and their locations. Follow the link to the SafeZone website for an interactive list that is organized alphabetically by building and bathroom type.
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September 25, 2018
Do you have an event or an opportunity that you would like featured in our weekly newsletter? Our weekly newsletter highlights events & opportunities in and around Truman community, as well as some blog post and student spotlights. Our newsletter goes out to students, faculty, & staff around campus, as well as a few alumni and community […]
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September 6, 2018
The Preferred First Name and Gender Pronoun Policy allows faculty, staff and students to change an individual’s first names and gender pronouns in most university information systems without pursuing a legal name change. Reasons for name changes may include transgender or gender nonconforming identities, members of our international community who wish to adopt an English […]
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