- examine the concepts of discrimination, racism, privilege, prejudice, and stereotyping;
- assess their perceptions about themselves and others with regard to differences;
- explore the importance of diversity and inclusivity on campus and how they enhance the environment;
- assist in developing and enhancing student, faculty, and staff awareness of racial, ethnic and cultural issues in higher education;
- be a part of a growing alumni/alumnae group (alums) that is a catalyst for influencing campus decision-making and goal setting.
For more information, please contact Theresa McMannus, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207.581.4095, or Barbara Cochran,
Photographs of students not wearing masks were taken prior to the coronavirus pandemic. The University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias follow federal and state Centers for Disease Control and Prevention health and safety guidance, which includes social distancing and use of face coverings for the start of the 2020–21 academic year.
University of Maine Diversity Leadership Institute, a part of UMaine’s Division of Lifelong Learning, stands against racism. Please click here to read a statement addressing this important issue.