Diversity Affairs
1 University of Arkansas
427 Administration Building
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Office: (479) 575-3338
Fax: (479) 575-3719

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Diveristy Affairs Goals

  • To enhance the university’s ability to attract and retain underrepresented students, faculty and staff by facilitating the creation of a more inclusive and diversity-sensitive campus community.
  • To build relationships with targeted high schools and universities across the state and nation in order to create more awareness of opportunities at the university for underrepresented students, staff and faculty.
  • To create, administer, and support campus-wide diversity committees and affinity groups that help to facilitate an on-going dialogue about campus diversity and to develop strategic plans.
  • To develop and support recruiting and college preparation efforts which attract underrepresented students from across the state and nation.
  • To develop and support mentoring efforts which assist in improving retention rates for underrepresented students.
  • To support the efforts of the various colleges to carry-out diversity enhancements as specified in their diversity plans.
  • To serve as a voice for the university’s diversity message in events around campus and throughout the state and nation.