Division ofEquity and Diversity

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The Division of Institutional Equity and Diversity partners with the UNT Faculty and Staff and the entire campus community to create an inclusive environment that prepares and promotes UNT student success in a global marketplace. At UNT, all members of our community value, support, and respect each other and the educational benefits of diversity.


The Pride Alliance will be closed on Wednesday, August 5 for a division-wide retreat. We apologize for any inconvenience and will re-open on Thursday, August 6 at 8 a.m.


A Letter From the President to UNT Employees on Supreme Court Ruling About Same-Sex Marriage

Dear faculty and staff, I was pleased to hear about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last week that makes same-sex marriage legal in all states. This is a positive advancement on many levels. Across the U.S., it creates a stronger culture of diversity and inclusion — principles that...

Check Out the July Cultural Events Calendar for DFW International Community Alliance

DFW International Community Alliance is a network of over 1,600 internationally-focused organizations in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex that embodies the cultural and economic vibrancy of the global community. It focuses on education, cultural events and communication. It has built an...

Applications are now being accepted for the A. Tennyson Miller and Joe L. Atkins Scholarship and the GLBTA Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the A. Tennyson Miller and Joe L. Atkins Scholarship and the GLBTA Scholarship. All applications are due by 5:00pm on May 15.   A. TENYSON MILLER AND JOE L. ATKINS The A. Tennyson Miller and Joe L. Atkins Scholarship is named for two of the...

Recognition Ceremony

A “Raza Graduation” is a graduation celebration that features traditions of Latino culture. The ceremony includes various Latino cultural elements and graduates are given the opportunity to publicly thank individuals who have helped them throughout their educational career. A Raza...

Joanne Woodard named UNT Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

DENTON (UNT), Texas – Joanne Woodard has been named the new vice president for diversity and inclusion at the University of North Texas.   “Joanne’s deep experience and expertise are key ingredients for the development and implementation of modern diversity,...

Register for UNT's First Lavender Graduation Ceremony

Attention All Graduates: UNT's First Lavender Graduation Ceremony will be on April 18th at 2pm in the Gateway Center Room 43. Registration for this event is open to all UNT undergraduate and graduate students who have applied for graduation. Register Online Participants are...

Danny Hoey Jr. to read from "The Butterfly Lady" April 2 at UNT

Danny Hoey Jr., a graduate of the Creative Writing Program at the University of North Texas, will visit UNT to read from his novel "The Butterfly Lady." The Creative Writing Program within UNT's Department of English is sponsoring the event. When: 7:30 p....

Global Cultural Events around DFW in March

DFW International Community Alliance is the portal to international North Texas, a region in which 44% of the residents are New Americans. They are a network of internationally-focused organizations in the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex that embodies the cultural and economic vibrancy of the...

UNT selected as a "Top School" by "Military Advanced Education"

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- "Military Advanced Education" has awarded the University of North Texas the designation of a Top School in its "2015 Military Advanced Education Guide to Colleges and Universities," a guide which measures the best practices in military and veteran...

Upcoming Event: Take Back the Night

Statistically, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men are sexually assaulted in their lifetimes. The Dean of Students would like to shine a light on this serious issue and host UNT’s Take Back the Night. Take Back the Night is an event that was started in the 1970s due to sexual assault and gendered...

UNT to Host a Conversation About Power, Privilege, and Social Justice

UNT will be hosting I Could Be Next: A Conversation About Power, Privilege, and Social Justice. All are invited to the event which will be held in the UNT Auditorium on February 18 at 7:00 p.m. I Could be Next is sponsored by The Student Government Association, The Multicultural Center, and...

Staff Appreciation Month

February is staff appreciation month, and to celebrate, UNT will be hosting a variety of events. Be sure to check them out, and thank you for all the hard work. See the Event Overview View the Complete List

Back to School Mixer

Join us Friday, Februrary 29, for a back to school mixer! Come see the 2015 plan for the Division of Equity and Diversity while enjoying some refreshments.

Green Carnations for Staff Appreciation

Recognize a fellow staff member for their hard work by ordering them a green carnation. All carnations will be hand delivered by the Staff Senate. Also, take a picture of yourself or others with your carnations to be entered to win a UNT swag pack! #untstaffappreciation Send a Carnation


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