Office of Diversity and Equity

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As part of the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (“CSCU”) system, Western Connecticut State University (“WCSU” or “University”) is committed to offering affordable undergraduate and graduate instruction leading to degrees in the liberal arts, sciences, fine arts, applied fields, and professional disciplines. The mission of the WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity (“ODE”) is to advance and extend knowledge, research, learning and culture while preparing students to enter the workforce and for all campus constituents to contribute to the civic life of Connecticut’s communities. 

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Through a variety of living and learning communities, ODE will ensure that a multitude of programs and services are offered and geared around access, diversity, equity and inclusion to meet the needs of a broad range of students, faculty and staff.  Supporting an atmosphere of inter-campus learning, the exploration of technological influences as well as to promote economic growth and social justice as part of the mission and vision of ODE.


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