Queer Circle

Camp Qmunity, a queer studies summer intensive, creates a virtual space highlighting resources serving VCU’s queer community

Seven Partnerships Awarded Health Equity Grants
VCU Community-Engaged Research awarded grants to seven research proposals that exemplify sustainable partnerships between members of the VCU/VCU Health System and the surrounding Richmond community

IES names associate vice presidents for institutional equity and education and health equity

Cleopatra "Cleo" Magwaro, LL.M. and Camille Burnett, Ph.D. began their posts this year, following competitive national searches

Leaders in experiential learning honored at convocation

Three of six Distinguished Faculty honorees are service-learning instructors and community-engaged scholars.

Academic Freedom and Inclusive Excellence must coexist at VCU

VCU's VP of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success outlines how the free pursuit of knowledge has transformative potential for urban commuities when extended across and beyond disciplines.

Pandemic, Protests and Elections

In remarks before the Board of Visitors, Aashir Nasim comments on COVID-19's impacts on minority communities, Black Lives Matter, and his office's advancement of diversity and equity at VCU.

Anti-Ageism Efforts Recognized

VCU's commitment to creating an age-inclusive environment is recognized by admission into the Age-Friendly University (AFU) Global Network.

Diversity Driving Excellence

VCU is Insight Into Diversity magazine's Diversity Champion Spotlight for its June issue and highlights how the Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success (IES) innovates from within to achieve the goal of diversity driving excellence.

Inclusive Excellence

“Diversity is among our greatest assets at VCU, and our effort to create and sustain an equitable and inclusive environment is the best approach toward leveraging this asset into universal excellence and success.”

- Dr. Aashir Nasim, Vice President for Inclusive Excellence

Organizational Assessment and Transformation (OAT)

OAT works with diversity and inclusion subject matter experts to collect, analyze and communicate institutional data and other information to a wide variety of constituents throughout VCU.

Communications and Information Management (CIM)

CIM collects and analyzes data from VCU Institutional Research and Decision Support and communicates it to the VCU community and external audiences.

IExcel Education

Through education, mentoring and dialogue, IExcel is the premier on-campus destination to learn, engage and reflect with faculty, staff, students and peers on diversity, inclusion and equity.

Special Interest Institutes and Centers (SIICs)

SIICs promote diversity and inclusion through research, education, advocacy and community partnerships and include iCubed, Q Collective and El Centro Latinx/Chicanx.

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