IDE COVID-19 Updates

Continually updated information about IDE offices, events and resources

Thank you all so much for your diligence, swiftness and professionalism in responding to the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19. As we adjust to this ever-changing environment, the Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity is continuing to actively foster a living, learning, and working community where everyone is valued and inspired to reach their full potential.

Below, we have compiled information about our spaces, events and resources pertinent to our IDE community. We will continue to update this page as information changes.

Please know how much I appreciate everyone’s grace and effort as we continue to navigate through these unprecedented times. Let’s be sure to continue to support, uplift and encourage one another!

Warmest Regards,
NaTashua Davis
Interim Vice Chancellor of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity


The following offices and centers are closed for in-person visits but still accessible via email:

The Office for Civil Rights & Title IX is closed for in-person visits but services are still available.

  • Reporting: Reports to the office will continue to be reviewed regularly, and staff will respond in accord with our typical business practices.
  • Contact: If you’re already working with an Investigator, please contact them directly. You may also contact Director of Investigations Amber Lammers at
  • Police: To file a report, contact MUPD at 573-882-7201. Law enforcement services remain available if you need assistance with an urgent matter.


  • The 2020 Emerging Leaders Conference is scheduled for June 27-30 and is accepting applications through April 15.
  • Ellington’s Evening of Music and Poetry has been canceled for this spring but options for the fall are being explored.
  • The 31st annual McNair Scholars conference has been canceled.
  • The 2020 MOCHA/WOCHA Conference has been canceled.
  • Spring’s 30th anniversary of the ADA (#ADA30) events have been canceled.
  • All events sponsored by the Social Justice Centers and related student organizations are canceled through the end of this semester. Those include, among others: 
    • Remaining Women’s History Month events
    • All LGBTQ Pride Month events, including Lavender Graduation. Catalyst Awards moving online.
    • All Sexual Assault Awareness Month events, including the Green Dot conference and Take Back the Night
    • Blurred Lines
    • MBMI/MBWI Banquet
    • Gus T. Ridgel Graduation ceremony
    • GOBCC’s end of year “Darty”
    • AAA banquet and all DPE facilitations

Moved Online