UT employees gathered to learn about creating more inclusive learning and working environments during the “We Are One” Inclusive Excellence Summit held Sept. 7 in Murfreesboro.
“It’s a right that everyone has the same equal access and ability to succeed,” explained Jeanneda Gilbert, disabilities services specialist in the Office of Disability Services at UT Martin. “You may think you’re helping a few specific individuals, but there are likely others in your class, listening to your presentation or attending your event who … Continued
“In order for everyone to thrive, we need to ensure people feel safe, comfortable and welcome and are able to concentrate on their work rather than worrying about oppression,” explained Joe Miles during his presentation to attendees of UT’s first,University-wide diversity summit. More than 140 faculty and staff from every UT campus and institute attended … Continued