Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Join Pitt Women for Hoopla!

The annual women’s basketball event will feature special tours of the team facilities, a panel discussion featuring Pitt women administrators and a courtside reception as the Panthers take on Wake Forest.
Pam Connelly

Diversity and Inclusion Vice Chancellor Announces Plans to Step Down

Pam Connelly, vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion, announced that after 17 years at Pitt, she plans to return to legal practice, focusing on higher education law, litigation and employment law at a firm in Pittsburgh.
Faculty, staff and students at the Pitt STRIVE program's 2019 retreat.

Pitt STRIVE Program Receives UPSIDE Award

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion named the Swanson School of Engineering’s Pitt STRIVE Program the winner of the 2019 University Prize for Strategic, Inclusive, and Diverse Excellence Award.

Pitt Hosts Students from Franklin Regional School District for Disability Mentoring Day

The University of Pittsburgh hosted 13 students from Franklin Regional School District as they participated in Disability...
Cathedral of Learning

Pitt Seed Special Cycle to Fund Projects that Aim to Prevent Sexual Misconduct

This special funding cycle—a rapid-fire investment supported by the Office of the Chancellor—is one of the first steps in creating a foundation for a community-driven response to address the prevention of sexual misconduct on campus.
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New Structure, Staff in Office of Diversity and Inclusion Strengthen Commitment

The restructuring, which went into effect Oct. 1, includes bringing the Office of Disability Resources and Services into the unit and the creation of two new divisions.
It's On Us pledge paper chain

Talking Title IX: What You Need to Know About Reporting Sexual Harassment, Misconduct

What does the Title IX Office do? What happens if I make a report to the office? Is making a report the same thing as filing a formal complaint? Find out the answers to these and other commonly asked questions about the Title IX Office and reporting process.
Staff and faculty at the Diversity retreat

Pitt Communities Built From Affinity Groups

The University’s employee affinity groups — staff and faculty groups linked by common purposes or interests — are now Pitt Communities. Attend an open house on Tuesday, Sept. 24, to learn more and find out how to get involved.
Students talking, studying and using laptops

Ensuring Digital Accessibility ‘Is the Right Thing to Do’

For Angie Bedford-Jack, helping Pitt colleagues create digital experiences that are accessible to users with diverse needs is more about people than it is about compliance standards.

Reminder: UPSIDE Award Accepting Nominations

Nominations for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s award recognizing outstanding work that supports Pitt’s goal to be an inclusive community are open through Aug. 7.