Our Mission Statement

The Diversity Commission works to promote awareness and appreciation of diversity and to address equity issues through advocacy and education at the University of Minnesota Duluth.


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    Save the Date for the 2015 Summit

    Creating Inclusion: One Story at a Time

    Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

    UMD Kirby Student Center

    8am - 5pm




    2015 Summit on Equity, Diversity and Multiculturalism

    University of Minnesota Duluth:

    Creating Inclusion: One Story at a Time
    Wednesday, February 25, 2015
    UMD Kirby Student Center

    The UMD Diversity Commission invites proposals from UMD faculty, students, staff, administration, and interested community organizations for meaningful and interactive workshops, presentations, lectures, posters, films with discussion, and other educational formats that address issues of equity, diversity and multiculturalism.

    To propose a session, please provide the following information by Monday, January 5, 2015:

    Session Title:

    Program description (500 characters or less):

    Session format (e.g., interactive workshop, film with discussion, discussion circle, lecture, poster presentation, etc.):

    Presenter(s)’ contact information (name, professional title, affiliation, phone number, e-mail address)

    Session time needs (50 minutes, 80 minutes or poster for gallery)

    Time preferred (morning or afternoon)  

    Target Audience: (Students, Faculty, Staff, Advisors…)

    Audio/visual equipment needs (projector, laptop computer, CD player, DVD player, other):

    Special Accommodations for your presentation………


    Please send your information to

    Susana Pelayo-Woodward at swoodwar@d.umn.edu


    Joie Acheson Lee at jacheson@d.umn.edu