Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

OMA&D staff are working remotely. Please call 206-685-0518 during our regular business hours (Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm) to speak with the receptionist.

Thank you 2020 Celebration Partners!

Thank you to our Celebration partners for their unwavering support of our EOP students. We are truly grateful.

Pitre receives Odegaard Award

Longtime OMA&D staff member Emile Pitre will be honored for his leadership and advocacy for education opportunity at Celebration, May 12, 2021

Together for Champions

Friends of EOP Board members prepared care packages for students in the Champions Program as a show of support before fall quarter finals.


  • Announcing the UW Black Opportunity Fund

    July 7, 2020

    We are writing to you because our country has a problem. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed with fierce clarity the systemic inequality that affects every aspect of life, from who is most likely to be an essential worker to who is most affected by unemployment to who is in the greatest danger of dying from…

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  • Antiracism work is all of our work

    May 29, 2020

    Dear members of the UW community, George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. Three more Black lives snuffed out and lost to our world either at the hands of police or, in the case of Arbery, white racists being protected by local law enforcement. While we shouldn’t need it, these deaths serve as yet another reminder…

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  • Happy Birthday Dr. Thaddeus Spratlen

    May 28, 2020

    On behalf of the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D), it brings me great joy to wish Dr. Thaddeus Spratlen, Professor Emeritus for the Foster's School of Business, a happy 90th birthday. Dr. Spratlen, is known as a trailblazer in academic business and a force at the University of Washington. Having made significant contributions…

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