Diversity and Equity at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

The Diversity and Equity Division’s purpose is to provide quality services to and support for the institutions and offices of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. The division focuses on policies and services designed to foster a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

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Under the direction of the chancellor, the division is responsible for managing and coordinating the policies, procedures and programs that govern affirmative action, diversity and equal opportunity. The division consults, advises, trains and provides policy development in the areas of non-discrimination investigations, diversity, multiculturalism and affirmative action.

The Diversity and Equity Division also engages in strategic and limited outreach to business, community and civic and educational organizations with most of the effort going to support campuses.

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Current Events and Information

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Sexual Violence Seminars

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - "The Counterintuitive Behavior of Sexual Assault Victims and the Neurobiology of Trauma – Dr. Roberta Gibbons, Metropolitan State University

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - Sexual Violence 101

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Violence

Tuesday March 10, 2015 - Sexual Violence Prevention – Campus and personal strategies


Download Workplace Diversity Climate Documents

Workplace Diversity Climate Survey Workplan (DOC)

Workplace Diversity Climate Survey Final Report 2010 (PDF)

Workplace Diversity Climate Survey Workplan 2011


Download Diversity Plan

System Strategic Diversity Plan 2011 to 2015 (PDF)


Download the Board of Trustees Approved Diversity Definitions

Diversity Definitions (DOC)


Download Diversity and Multiculturalism’s sample diversity questions for interview

Sample Questions (DOC)


Download System Office Affirmative Action Plan

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System Office Affirmative Action Plan 2012 to 2014 (PDF)