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.


Why should we recognize pride? What does it stand for? An essay by Archana Pathak, Ph.D., director of the Q Collective and special assistant to the vice president and vice provost for institutional equity.

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.

VCU is developing a national model for using analytics to bolster diversity and inclusion

The project is part of the university’s commitment to provide a fair, open and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff.

Active Citizens Toolkit

The Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success is developing a series of eLearning modules on engaged citizenship. In this toolkit, you'll learn about various ways to engage and assume a more active role in your community.

Call Me By My Name Initiative

VCU is proud to announce the first stage honoring individuals’ right to use names other than their legal name, to identify with the gender they know themselves to be and to utilize the pronouns that best fit them.

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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