Inclusive Excellence and Strategic Initiatives

The Office of Inclusive Engagement (OIE) facilitates and supports the mission of the Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity by providing program assessment, educational resources, and marketing and communication services to IDE’s functional areas. Additionally, as experts in their fields, our team members serve as consultants to the university community, University of Missouri System and local community.

Funding Initiatives

We currently offer three funding initiatives to support the university:

Learn more about how the first recipients of the Excellence Grant Initiative will use the funds.

Education & Development

The Office of Inclusive Engagement fosters inclusive excellence by facilitating engaging learning spaces that invite multiple perspectives and identities, which builds the competencies and skills of the Mizzou community. Learn more about our sessions.

Current and Former Offerings

Research and Assessment

Under our leadership, OIE has engaged with the community through various partnerships with the Inclusive Excellence Framework as a guide. Learn more about our IDE Community Engagement to fund work in our community.

Faculty Recruitment

The University of Missouri is committed to diversifying its faculty, and the most highly qualified candidates from underrepresented groups are in high demand, therefore, early preparation is essential. Use our newly developed Guide to Faculty Recruitment for help with this process.

Strategic Communications

The Strategic Communications team manage the division’s social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. In addition, Strat Comm maintains the division’s website, plans events and serves as consultants to various campus groups. Learn more by visiting the IDE staff page.