Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Our Mission

To cultivate a holistic learning environment dedicated to diversity and inclusion in an ever-evolving global society.

Diversity and Inclusion

Our Vision

To raise awareness of diversity initiatives at Mercer University and create a culture of acceptance, equity, justice and access for all Mercerians.

Training and Workshops Available In:

Micro-aggressions

This workshop will help participants identify and define microaggressions. Participants will be provided tools, strategies and resources to help address and mitigate microaggressions.

Bias

This workshop focuses on the implicit attitudes or stereotypes that shape how we engage others and make decisions. The session provides an understanding of how bias is formed in our unconscious, and specifically focuses on implicit bias in higher education.

Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education

This an interactive and thought-provoking workshop helps participants to identify concepts such as diversity, inclusion, equity and access. The goal is for participants to increase their knowledge, cultural sensitivity and while examining their inclusive practices and policies.

Inclusive Leadership

This workshop builds awareness of the value of diversity and inclusion in higher education particularly student leadership. It explores ways to recognize and challenge unconscious biases that inhibit diversity progress. The workshop includes a range of experiential activities to engage the hearts and minds of emerging leaders on campus.

LGBTQ+

This workshop works in conjunction with Rainbow Connection to educate Mercerians on LGBTQ+ history, terminology and campus initiatives. The goal is to create a more accessible and welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ individuals.
Ansley Booker
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About the Director