Committed to 包容

We drive 包容 and belonging to advance 股本 and excellence. We achieve this by focusing on three commitments highlighted below.

Drive 包容 and belonging

We foster and sustain a diverse campus, inclusive climate, and strong internal and external community relations.
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Unleash inclusive leaders and teams

We strengthen institutional learning, 教育, 服务, and scholarship for success in the global community.

Expand 股本 and success

We improve access, 股本, and success by closing 股本 gaps and eliminating structural barriers, especially for historically underrepresented and marginalized community members.
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Our Division's Offices


Office of Diversity, Equity & 包容

Luis Sotelo, Vice President for Diversity, Equity and 包容
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Wendy Huntsmann, DEI Specialist
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Leah Cech, Title IX/Equity Coordinator
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Marivelle Magaña, Executive Assistant
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Office of International 项目

Timothy Burge, Director of International 项目
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Campus Advocacy, Prevention, and Education (CAPE) Project

The CAPE Project for Doane University will shift campus and community social norms to increase trauma-informed networks of support for survivors of interpersonal violence while decreasing incidents of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking through inclusive prevention and 教育 programs.

Get in touch with CAPE Project: [email protected]

Jaden Hilkemann, Director of CAPE Project
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Office of Veteran and Military Services

Daniel Dibbern, Veteran and Military Services Specialist
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Nexus Center

The Nexus Center serves as the home of the DEI Division offices. We’d love for you to drop by and visit us on the lower level of the Perry Campus Center.

Additional DEI resources

Whether you’re looking for guidance on policies and procedures or need to report an incident, we’re compiled some helpful resources for you all in one place.

Speakers bureau

Get connected with a diversity, 股本 and 包容 speaker for your next training or 教育al event.
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Artisan Mark owner Elayne Woods Jones stands behind the coffeeshop's counter. Behind her, 很长一段, exposed brick wall extends to seating at the back of the shop, with warm lights overhead.

Community partnerships

We’re committed to partnering with leaders and organizations across the state to drive diversity, 股本, 包容, and engagement. With community, we accomplish remarkable things.

教师 and staff 包容 network

The 包容 network helps faculty and staff connect socially with shared interests, backgrounds, 身份, or pursuits and celebrate diversity to foster belonging.
教师 and 工作人员 Networking
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Student affinity groups

Identity-based groups center on shared 身份 around race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, international experience, military/veteran status, and religious beliefs and values.

Inclusive scholars

A scholarship and cohort-based experience of undergraduate residential students learning and growing together as the next generation of inclusive scholars and leaders.
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India Williams

Inclusive excellence leadership

We cultivate inclusive leadership within Nebraska’s rural nonprofit organizations, empowering participants to unleash meaningful change within their communities and organizations.