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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Our Charge

Acting on Strategy 3 - Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion – of the College Strategic Plan, a Task Force on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion is hereby formed. Three Co-Chairs and one ex-officio member will form a steering committee and guide the work of the Task Force.

The College Strategic Plan notes that diverse, equitable, and inclusive organizations bring richness to UNM and perform better. It commits the College to prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion. The College Administration affirms its commitment to honor diversity, ensure fairness and access, and create an environment where all employees, including student employees, and visitors to our buildings are treated respectfully, and all employees and people who work in our buildings are valued for their distinctive skills and perspectives.

Our Activities

Thursday, November 8th, 2017, Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) Recap
Cindy Pierard, Margie Montanez, and Teresa Neely lead a discussion on sessions attended including recruiting and hiring, metadata for social justice, and archiving sensitive material. Follow-up conversations included residency programs, University Libraries digital initiatives, and the need for representation of the campus-wide discussion of the Zimmerman murals on the University Libraries website.