UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Office at the University of Wisconsin–River Falls thrives to create an inclusive campus community where all people can feel valued, respected and safe. As such, the Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Office is dedicated to affirming and embracing the multiple identities, values, belief systems, and cultural practices of the campus community. We foster student learning through inclusive and empowering experiences in the areas of identity development, multicultural awareness, leadership workshops, campus outreach, and campus activities.
Our office collaborates with other offices to help with closing the equity gap. The equity gap is defined as the gap in retention between underrepresented racial or ethnic groups and the retention rate of the majority student population. This gap is measured by percentage.
By interacting with our office, students will be able to:
Within the Aspire Program, we strive for a first to second year retention rate among first year program participants above 75%. We also monitor participation of students from the program and their involvement in high impact practices, including study abroad, undergraduate research, or internships, by their junior year.
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The staff in Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are always looking for new ideas. Our offices are located in the Involvement Center right across from the Involvement Center desk. Feel free to stop in any time.
If you have any compliments, suggestions, information, concerns, or complaints about the Center of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging, or its staff members, please let us know using this process.