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Community Diversity Celebration 2016

The Community Diversity Celebration networking event is scheduled for Wednesday, September 14th, Ball State University Alumni Center, Assembly Hall B, 5:30 p.m.

The event is an opportunity for faculty to develop partnerships and collaborations with featured community organizations related to diversity.

Come for an evening of networking, fun, and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you there!

RSVP by phoning the Office of Institutional Diversity at (765) 285-5316 or you may email

Gender Equity Task Force

The Gender Equity Task Force recommendation to the University Senate for an enhanced sick leave policy was approved by the Ball State University Board of Trustees May 6, 2016

Employees may now use more of their designated sick days either to care for an ill family member or to help facilitate a new adoption or foster placement in the family.”

The Gender Equity Task Force reflects the strategic goal of providing a High-Quality Work-Life Environment for faculty and staff.

Membership in the National Center for Development & Diversity is now openNational Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Visit to sign up.

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Affinity Groups

Watch for additional information coming soon regarding  new Affinity Groups on campus: Disability, Asian, Hispanic, African American, Native American and GLBTQ.


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