The Diversity Education Initiative supports WSU’s strategic goal of creating an
environment of trust and respect by building internal expertise in managing difference,
conflict and change. The Diversity Education Team leads the initiative through educational
training, dialogue, study circles, conflict resolution and other
The Diversity Education Initiative facilitates open communication and
learning about all kinds of human difference; fosters respectful and
culturally competent interchange and dialogue among all members of the WSU
community; and reduces barriers, which hinder those goals through outreach,
education, and training.
The DEI supports WSU's central value of diversity by building internal
expertise in difference, conflict, and change. The Diversity
Education Team facilitates changes through many vehicles of learning,
including study circles, training, public conversations, conflict
resolution, exercises, and dialogue to begin learning.
OUR CORE VALUES:
1. We recognize that each individual has infinite dignity and worth.
2. We seek to create learning communities at every level of the
institution, which empower learners to make change.
3. We understand that change requires commitment, perseverance, training,
and support to be successful.
4. We facilitate an inclusive, responsive, evolving process, which draws on
many people's experiences and insights.
DIVERISTY EDUCATION TEAM
Diversity Education Coordinator
Director, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Allies Program
Student Development and Programming, GLBA
Diversity Education Specialist
Organizational Development Specialist
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