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The purpose of the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Vice President’s Student Advisory Board of the University of Washington is to provide an open space for underrepresented student groups to engage and discuss ongoing issues pertaining to the diverse community on campus.

The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Vice President’s Student Advisory Board Mission is supported by the following principles:

  • Advising the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity Vice President on issues affecting students, pertaining to diversity, Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity programs, and the University of Washington.
  • Increasing the impact of the Student Advisory Board on the University administration’s policy formulation and decision making by expanding awareness of student issues and cultural values through education, public discussion, and all forms of communication.
  • Working to foster an environment in which all students and organizations can achieve their full potential as leaders and to enhance sensitivity to diversity on campus through networking and resource development.

Apply to be a member of the Student Advisory Board (Word doc).

Spotlight Articles

  • SAB Community Letter

    Dear ECC Community, At the March 5th General Meeting some of the participating audience members at the meeting publicly criticized some of the Student Advisory Board (SAB) Executive Board members. To ensure we kept focus on the topic at hand (the ECC Room Naming) the officers refrained from addressing most of the accusations....

  • SAB Wraps Up Busy Winter Quarter

    The OMA&D Student Advisory Board (SAB) had a busy winter quarter working with a variety of issues on campus: SAB played a critical role in bringing a resolution to the room naming issue for the new Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC). Members conducted surveys during autumn and winter quarters, and held a community…

  • SAB To Host First General Meeting with President Young

    UW students, faculty and staff are invited to attend this meeting on Mon., Jan. 30 in Condon Hall.

  • October-November 2011

    Submitted by Tony Vo The Student Advisory Board for the last two months has held two general meetings opened to the campus to voice concerns regarding issues of diversity. By opening up the door for students to voice any issues seen on campus, SAB helps resolve these concerns through university administrators on campus and represents the…

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