Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s goal is to provide a welcoming campus where all of our students, faculty and staff can study and work in a respectful, positive environment free from racism and intimidation. Below are links to offices and centers dedicated to helping achieve this goal.
Office of the Associate Chancellor for Diversity
The Office of the Associate Chancellor for Diversity works across campus to provide consultation and training on cultural and professional competency, inclusion and diversity in the classroom.
Office of Equity and Compliance
The Office of Equity and Compliance provides training, conducts investigations, and ensures compliance with federal laws related to sexual violence, Title IX and discrimination.
Student Multicultural Resource Center
The Student Multicultural Resource Center serves as a catalyst for inclusion, diversity and innovation. It is home to the Black Resource Center, the Hispanic/Latino Resource Center, the LGBTQ Resource Center and the Women’s Resource Center.
The Affirmative Action office works with departments across campus to achieve the university’s Affirmative Action goals.
The Chancellor’s Diversity Council has been formed to examine what factors may be impeding our efforts to increase our diversity and to recommend a plan to eliminate existing barriers. The Council has the responsibility to monitor the plan for effectiveness and annually measure progress across the campus toward established goals. Listed on this site are the Chancellor’s charge and the Council’s initiatives to date.