The NRDI committee shall set and assess yearly goals; advise the director on matters relating to diversity and inclusion as it pertains to faculty, staff, and students in SNR; and shall propose strategies to stimulate dialogue and engagement, develop transparency, and reduce/eliminate discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Strategies may include, but are not limited to department-wide events, networking lunches, information lunches, listening sessions, advocacy, and engagement opportunities.
A group was formed in 2015 in response to imbalances in SNR’s gender and ethnic composition identified in the 2015 Academic Program Review. In August 2018, NRDI was established as a standing committee in SNR.
- Vision: We envision equity and inclusion among all people, reflecting diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, socioeconomic status, religion, age, national origin, physical ability, neurological difference, and perspective, in pursuit of sustainable use of our planet’s natural resources.
- Mission: To build a diverse and inclusive community within the School of Natural Resources, free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, where all can succeed.
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