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Diversity & Inclusion
The Office for Diversity & Inclusion 
Inspiring and Transforming Community

A Message from the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

Dr Shari Clarke Vice Provost On behalf of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Ohio University. The richness of the University community reflects diversity of culture, race, gender, region, age, religion, ideas, socioeconomic levels, sexual orientation, ability and a myriad of multi-cultures. You will find Ohio University is a microcosm of a global society.

The Office for D&I serves as a leader and advocate for awareness, understanding and inclusion of all people. I urge you to step outside of your comfort zone and get to know someone different from yourself. Enhance your knowledge through program participation, attendance at a cultural celebration or by taking a course that explores Women's Studies, or African American Literature. Ohio University offers you the opportunity to experience the richness of diverse cultures, communities, and societies
through a culturally educated view of the world. - Dr. Shari Clarke, Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

Highlights and Happenings

#OHIOUnity Football Player Brings Students Together

When you feel strongly about something, you need to stand up and do something about it. Read More  

Diversity in the Midst of Change D&I Hosts Student Diversity Conference

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to announce OHIO’s inaugural student conference, Diversity in the Midst of Change. The conference will be held in Grover Center on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 9:30-1:30 p.m. Click the link below to register! Read More  

Elect Her

Elect Her is a program offered through Running Start and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) program. The Women’s Center at Ohio University is excited to bring Elect Her to Ohio University in November 2016! Read More  

MarkieChill #LoveOHIO Poem One of Our Ambassadors, Marcus Cole, Gives Student Welcome Speech

Delivering the official student welcome was Marcus Cole, a senior majoring in psychology. Cole earned the opportunity to address the Class of 2020 with his winning entry in the Division of Student Affairs’ #LoveOHIO competition, which challenged the University’s upperclassmen to write about, photograph or record why they love Ohio University. Read More  

Multicultural Student Expo 2016 Highlights

The Ohio University Multicultural Student Expo, which was coordinated by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Black Student Union, provided a venue for more than 800 multicultural students to meet new friends, network with faculty and staff and learn more about the university's many academic and social offerings. Read More  

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