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Faculty Diversity

The faculty will live by and promote the values at the heart of the University, including service, excellence, honor, diversity and inclusion, free speech and academic freedom, and self-governance.​

Diversity and Inclusion
One of the University’s top priorities is to create a living, learning, and work environment that supports—and challenges—our academic community.

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion assists and monitors all units of the University in their efforts to recruit and retain faculty, staff, and students from historically underrepresented groups and to provide affirmative and supportive environments for work and life at the University of Virginia. 

Diversity Contacts by Schools

UVA Acts
Drawing on practices in Theatre of the Oppressed, Theatre in Education, Theatre for Dialogue, and community-based performance, the UVA Acts Ensemble performs original, interactive plays for a faculty audience.

UVA Accessibility for Faculty 
Accessibility resources for Faculty around grounds.

Diversity Dashboard
Charts faculty diversity at the University of Virginia

Dual Career Program
Each year, hundreds of professionals relocate to the Charlottesville area to further their careers. Many of these individuals relocate with spouses and partners who are also seeking to identify their next opportunity here. The UVA Dual Career Program (DCP) provides services for spouses and partners of benefited UVA faculty and staff.

Considering Contributions to Inclusive Excellence
Knowledge, skills, abilities, and experiences that support excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion (Inclusive Excellence) are fundamental to the mission and purpose of the University. 

Maxzine Platzer Lynn's Women's Center at the University of Virginia
Through the opportunities offered for student leadership development and empowerment-based counseling, the Women’s Center contributes to the full flourishing of UVA’s students, faculty, and staff, as well as the Charlottesville community. 

LGBTQ Center
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Center at the University of Virginia seeks to foster the development of LGBTQ+ students, faculty, staff, alumni, and allies.