Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity Sheila Edwards Lange was one of several UW leaders who took part in the Husky Promise Student/Leadership Tour, Jan. 25 through Feb. 16. UW administrators and students traveled across the state to raise awareness of Husky Promise which guarantees that financial challenges will not stand… Read More
January 15 marked the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King promoted tolerance, equality and opportunity, and his legacy exemplified service and learning as cornerstones to the peaceful coexistence of people from all walks of life. To honor Dr. King’s legacy, the UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) partnered with the UW… Read More
The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity is currently soliciting applications for the 2010 Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series. All University of Washington faculty members are eligible for nomination. The lecture is scheduled for Thursday, April 22, 2010 and carries an honorarium of $1500. Read more…
One-hundred area high school students were honored at the 2009 Champions of Diversity Awards Ceremony held Dec. 1, at Skagit Valley College. Among the 500 community members in attendance was University of Washington Vice President for Minority Affairs Sheila Edwards Lange who presented the UW Champions of Diversity Scholarship awards. The event recognized young adults… Read More
The Seattle Foundation’s Board of Trustees recently approved a grant of $25,000 to support the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) Educational Opportunity Program. The grant is paid from the Bladin and Lou Family Advised Fund, Helen G. Van Waters Fund, Helen Mae Hostetter Foundation, Rodney S. and Caroline A. White Fund, and The… Read More
The inaugural series of homecoming events for alumni of color and friends of diversity was a great success.
The OMA&D Fall 2009 E-newsletter will provide you with updates on campus projects and programs that have an impact on diversity. Read more…
The Mentor Power for Success Program is a partnership between incoming Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity students (protégés) and continuing UW student mentors, to help protégés make a successful transition to university life. Read more…
The OMA&D hosted the 6th annual Welcome Daze in conjunction with Dawg Daze, which offers a variety of event to welcome incoming freshman and transfer students to the UW.
On Thursday, September 17, community members, the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity and the University of Washington President’s Minority Community Advisory Committee (UWMCAC) celebrated the appointment of the first African American Chief in University of Washington (UW) history. John N. Vinson, who holds a Ph.D., in public administration from Western Michigan University, was appointed as… Read More