University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion offers a variety of trainings and workshops for students, staff, and faculty across campus. In addition, we provide consultation and support for groups planning to enhance their own capacity to promote equity and fairness. All programs can be tailored to meet the unique needs of your organization and members.

To request a consultation, please complete the request form linked to on this page. Please submit your request at least 1 month before your preferred date, so that we can better meet the needs of your group.

We usually reply to requests in 1–2 business days. If you have additional questions, please email diversity@illinois.edu.

OVCDEI Training Staff

Kaamilyah Abdullah-Span, JD
Director of Campus Culture and Climate

Ross Wantland
Director of Curriculum Development and Education

Jorge Mena Robles
Associate Director for Student Support (OVCDEI)
Assistant Director, La Casa Cultural Latina (OIIR)

Linden E. Reid
Office Support Specialist

Additional Training Opportunities

Other campus units also offer workshops, presentations, and programs on topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion for students, RSOs, and units at the University of Illinois.

INCLUSION AND INTERGROUP RELATIONS

Diversity & Social Justice Education
Office of Inclusion & Intercultural Relations
Dr. Joe Minarik, Interim Director of Pedagogy and Curriculum
diversityed@illinois.edu or (217) 265.5585

Illinois Leadership® Center
Dr. Gayle Spencer, Director
leadership@illinois.edu or (217) 333-0604

SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION

Counseling Center
Patricia Ricketts, Trauma Outreach and Prevention Team
pricktts@illinois.edu or (217) 333-3704

University of Illinois Police Department
Lt. Barb Robbins, Crime Prevention Coordinator
barobbin@illinois.edu or (217) 333-1216

Women’s Resources Center
Jaya Kolisetty, Associate Director
jkoliset2@illinois.edu or (217) 333-3137