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Intensive and Pitch Competition Series

Thriving Universities Intensive and Pitch Competition: Designing and Innovating to enSure underRepresented University Personnel Thrive (DISRUPT).


Our September 2021 Intensive and Pitch Competition was a success!  The University of Texas at San Antonio, Florida International University, Portland State University, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas submitted pitch projects that

DISRUPT organizational and academic culture to ensure the recruitment, retention, and success of underrepresented/ minoritized faculty and/or staff. Click on the picture below to view the submissions.


RJE In Practice Webinar Series

October 2021

Authentically Engaging Stakeholders for Campus and Community Success

The first Racial Justice and Equity in Practice Webinar Series highlighted examples of how public urban research universities address key disparities by centering on stakeholders most impacted by systemic inequalities. Leaders from Portland State University, SUNY Albany, University of Nevada Las Vegas, and the University of Texas at Arlington shared their approaches to eliminating equity gaps in health literacy, and faculty and staff retention and advancement. Look at their infographics below for an overview of their approaches. 

Univeristy at Albany, SUNY Poster

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Portland State University Poster 

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Univeristy of Texas at Arlington Poster

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University of Nevada - Las Vegas Poster

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