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Welcome to the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Emily MonagoWelcome to the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer for Diversity and Inclusion. This office was made possible due to the vision, commitment, and hard work of President Laurie Nichols, the support of the Board of Trustees, and members of the University of Wyoming campus community both past and present. The doors to this office opened on July 17, 2017. I am honored to serve as the inaugural Chief Diversity Officer.  Other members of the office team are a Diversity Analyst: Mrs. Christi Carter and an administrative assistant: Ms. Kaila Mills.

The immediate priority is to develop an initial strategic plan for this office. This process will begin by listening and learning from you on the existing diversity and inclusion efforts and priorities of the campus community. This information will then be utilized to create the foundation for establishing new goals and priories that build on the rich history and culture of the University of Wyoming campus community. You are readily invited to visit our Web site for future updates. I am looking forward to meeting you and working with students, faculty, staff and community members!

Sincerely,

Dr. Emily A. Monago

Chief Diversity Officer

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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ODEI Search Committee Information Sessions

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will offer two key training sessions regarding search committees.
For the first half, Christi Carter, diversity analyst, recruiter and trainer, will discuss inclusive recruiting strategies, why we should diversify our candidate pool, how to conduct a fair and equitable search, and the requisition workflow in HCM.
For the second half, Dr. Emily Monago, chief diversity officer, will facilitate a more in-depth look at bias and how it relates to our efforts in recruitment, evaluation of candidates, hiring practices and departmental reflection.
The dates and times of these sessions are:
Nov. 20 from 9-11 a.m. in the Wyoming Union West Yellowstone Ballroom.
Dec. 10 from noon-2 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Senate Chambers. This session will be WyoCast Live! Click Here to join this session virtually.
 
Conducting a Fair and Equitable Search: Best Practices is available on the website for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, along with other information regarding the search process. This resource provides information, resource links and guidance for search committees, including ways to prepare your area for diverse recruitment, effective and fair methods for evaluating candidates, information on implicit bias and evaluator error, and ways to welcome new diverse faculty and staff.
All are invited to the open sessions. Please RSVP here if you are interested in attending.
While search committee members and chairs are required to attend, these sessions are open to any faculty or staff who wish to learn more about conducting fair and equitable searches.
For questions, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at diversity@uwyo.edu or call 766-6672.

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