Who We Are
Enhance the diversity and inclusivity of our university community through recruitment and retention of an increasingly diverse population of faculty, administrators, staff and students, and by implementing initiatives that provide rich diversity-related experiences for all to help ensure their success in an interconnected world.
These leaders assist the university and the Office for Institutional Diversity in fulfilling the goals of the DEI Implementation Plan. They have volunteered their time and talent to serve in addition to their regular jobs.
DEI Leadership Team Members
The DEI Leadership Team includes 21 remarkable faculty, staff and students who are dedicated to advancing diversity and equity at UK and in their communities.
DEI Project Leads and Executive Sponsors
Our 26 Project Leads are dedicating their time and expertise to the distinct initiatives, and their Executive Sponsors offer support and guidance in these endeavors. They are exceptional leaders and innovative problem solvers.
The DEI Workgroup facilitates the work of the DEI Implementation Plan. This eight-member group meets frequently and consistently to understand how best to assist the various initiatives.