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Diversity Affairs



The Diversity Affairs Committee is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment within the University of Tennessee community by educating about diversity in its complexities and exposing students to new experiences. The Diversity Affairs Committee strives to be responsive to the need of civility and cultural awareness on campus by offering various programs that embrace differences, celebrate unity, and commit to social justice. The Diversity Affairs Committee helps organize the following events:

Black Issues Conference

OUTstanding Conference

Clifton Jones Conference

International Festival

Diversity Dialogues

Moon Festival Celebration and Show

In addition, the Diversity Affairs Committee is proactive in addressing campus concerns regarding civility and cultural awareness through sponsoring legislation that is put through the Student Senate in SGA. One of the most recent accomplishments of this committee is the recent passing of a bill regarding the implementation gender-neutral bathrooms on campus.

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