Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

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OMA&D announces Black Opportunity Fund endowment

Establishment of this new fund marks a major milestone allowing for support in perpetuity.

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  • UWAA Recognizes Alumni with Deep Ties to OMA&D

    June 16, 2021

    Join OMA&D in congratulating two long time OMA&D partners for their recent awards and honors from the UWAA. Both recipients have deep ties and a demonstrated commitment to OMA&D and the University of Washington. Through their efforts UW continues to become a more diverse and equitable community for faculty, staff, and students. Colleen Fukui-Sketchley Colleen…

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  • Sea Mar Community Health Centers and Community Health Plan of Washington Invest in UW Students

    June 1, 2021

    Building a more diverse health care workforce With gifts from Sea Mar Community Health Centers and Community Health Plan of Washington, the University of Washington is announcing the creation of a new fund to support first-generation, low income and underserved students at the UW who are studying health care. As part of their commitment to…

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  • OMA&D Remembers Dr. Thaddeus Spratlen

    May 26, 2021

    Thaddeus Spratlen, a professor emeritus of marketing at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, died May 18 at the age of 90. The UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity offers our condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues. "Dr. Spratlen was a trailblazer and major contributor to advancing DEI efforts at UW," said…

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