| Intercultural Diversity Center Grand Opening

The UA Intercultural Diversity Center has a new location on the second floor of the Ferguson Student Center. View the video to see the new center and its hours of operation.

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| Advancing Accessibility in Technology

The University has launched an accessibility initiative to provide our technology users, including those with disabilities, a functional and accessible technology experience with our web presence and our instructional and emerging technologies.

UA's Dedication to Accessibility
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| A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Tatum

Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 4 p.m.

Beverly Tatum, PhD, president emerita of Spelman College is a clinical psychologist widely known for both her expertise on race relations and as a thought leader in higher education. The virtual event is free, but registration is required: https://events.uab.edu/cultural-lens.

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture:

Monday, January 27, 2020

Yusef Salaam, a member of the Exonerated Five
(formerly the Central Park Five)

Salaam was one of five teen boys – black and Latino – from Harlem who were incarcerated for raping a white woman in 1989. Now exonerated, Salaam shares his story, which leads to important questions about race and class, the failings of our criminal justice system, legal protections for vulnerable juveniles, and fundamental human rights.

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Quick Facts on UA's Diversity

Goal 3 of UA's Strategic Plan is dedicated to enriching UA's learning and work environment by providing an accepting, inclusive community that attracts and supports a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Here are some quick facts on how UA's meeting this goal.

Diversity Initiatives

UA has produced 1,695 active diversity efforts in the last 5 years.

Student Organizations

UA has over 70 different student organizations which have diversity and inclusion as a focus.

Enrollment

Fall 2019 had an enrollment of 7,778 minority students
(20.44% of total enrollment).

Diversity-Related Courses

Over one-third of UA's undergraduate curriculum (36%, 1083 courses) is diversity-related.

Dr. Taylor giving a talk at a meeting.

| Dr. G. Christine Taylor

 Vice President and Associate Provost   Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Dr. G. Christine Taylor joined The University of Alabama as vice president and associate provost for diversity, equity and inclusion in August. In this role, Taylor provides leadership for the University to build on its core principles of inclusiveness in learning environments, programs, workforce and strategic partnerships.

Announcement Q & A with Dr. Taylor