Office of Inclusion & Institutional Equity

Mission Statement 

Under the auspices of the President, the Office of Inclusion and Institutional Equity (OIIE) affirms and supports Towson University's commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. The office fosters a University climate that is grounded in respect, civility, and inclusion, enriches the educational experience of students, supports positive workplace environments, promotes excellence, and cultivates the intellectual and personal growth of the entire University community. In addition, OIIE works to support the University's commitment to a learning and working environment free from sexual misconduct, discrimination, harassment, hate and bias. 

Vision Statement

The Office of Inclusion and Institutional Equity strives to foster a culture of integrity that values shared responsibility as a critical element of an inclusive, equitable and diverse community. This vision is built upon the belief that a diverse and inclusive campus community enhances our institution and strengthens us all in immeasurable ways. 

Events

Feelin' You

SEPT 15

8:00PM - 11:00PM in the University Union, Potomac Lounge

Join The Health Center, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, Body Image Peer Educators, It's On Us, and Healthy Minds for a screening of Disney's Inside Out while participating in various activities to promote healthy communication. 

Heartprint Project

SEPT 20

11:00AM - 1:00PM in the Cook Library

Do you love consent? Let everyone know by adding your heartprint(two thumbprints in the shape of a heart) to our I love consent banner. The banner will be displayed on campus with all our unique heartprints.

Lunch and Learn: Angy Rivera

SEPT 21

12:00PM - 2:00PM in the Center for Student Diversity, UU 313

Join us for lunch with activist, blogger, documentary film-maker, and YouTube sensation Angy Rivera as she talks about her experience with sexual violence as an undocumented citizen. 

Courageous Conversations Conference (Faculty & Staff Only) 

 SEPT 29

8:30AM - 4:00PM in the University Union, Chesapeake Rooms 

 This conference will provide concrete strategies to open up conversations in our classrooms around race, ethnic identity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, political leanings, and immigration status.

Contact Information

Office of Inclusion and Institutional Equity

Location
Administration Building
Suite 214
Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.