Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Be Boundless – For Washington, For the World

The UW is currently undertaking the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history. Learn how you can help support OMA&D’s priorities.

The Wallaces: Two Paths to Diversity

Vincent Wallace and Beatriz Pascual-Wallace, '87, both grew up in diverse communities and pursued good public educations. Today, the pair have the same desire: that future generations will have similar opportunities.

Opening the Door to Opportunity

As an instructor and student member of the UW’s Race & Equity Initiative steering committee, Ph.D. candidate Gonzalo Guzman is tackling
injustice from K–12 to college.

Fall 2016 eNews: A Message from the VP

It is exciting to share my first official eNews greeting as VP for OMA&D and chief diversity officer for the three UW campuses. I can’t express enough how thrilled I am to be a part of the UW and greater Seattle communities.

UW Works to Boost Faculty Diversity

Over the last four years, the Office for Faculty Advancement has helped recruit close to 50 faculty members whose work contributes to campus diversity and inclusion.


  • UW Community Gathers for 22nd Annual MAP Breakfast

    November 23, 2016

    2016 MAP Breakfast

    A University of Washington Homecoming tradition for the last 22 years, the UW Alumni Association Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) Bridging the Gap Breakfast once again recognized alumni and students for their commitment to diversity and contributions to the community, Oct. 22.


  • Alumni Gather to Cheer on Husky Football

    November 23, 2016

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    OMA&D alumni and friends came together to cheer on the nationally-ranked UW football team to a 66-27 victory over the California Golden Bears at a special viewing party at the Tap House Grill in downtown Seattle, Nov. 5.


  • A Safe and Welcoming Place for All

    November 18, 2016

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    President Ana Mari Cauce and Provost Jerry Baldasty shared a message regarding the university's commitment to the safety and security of our community, as well as its resolve to create an inclusive and welcoming campus.

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