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Diversity & Climate

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) affirms its belief in and commitment to diversity and will continue to develop and promote a diverse community. EPS is dedicated to maintaining an inclusive working environment where differing ideas, abilities, backgrounds, and needs are fostered with opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and visitors from divergent experiences to participate in and contribute to the Department. EPS recognizes that diverse perspectives are important and necessary in teaching, research, and service. Therefore, EPS will strive to ensure that every departmental activity is open to all students, faculty, staff, and visitors regardless of race, sex, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, or disability.

Diversity-Related Feedback and Anonymous Reporting

commentsThe EPS Diversity Council is interested in hearing comments, concerns, or general thoughts about the diversity-related climate and environment in our Department. In response to the expressed need for a safe, anonymous space to express these thoughts, we are developing a web-based system soliciting feedback, suggestions, or complaints. The EPS Diversity Council will monitor and direct comments to the appropriate place. The EPS Diversity Council will monitor and direct comments to the appropriate place (the Department Head, Director of Graduate Studies, and/or the University’s Office of Equity & Diversity, Campus Police, etc for more serious issues). When using this form, you may report anomalously or not, and will have the option to suggest what type of feedback you are providing and the type of response you are seeking.


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