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About Us

Our Mission

The University Office for Diversity and Inclusion (UODI) has primary responsibility for providing University-wide leadership on best practices and strategies to build and sustain an inclusive campus community. UODI promotes the principles of equity and inclusion in recruitment, through diversity education and functions, and development programming. Our office strives to position Carolina to fulfill its mission of educating a diverse student body with the added goal of aspiring to attract and retain faculty and staff reflective of our larger community while maintaining an unwavering commitment to excellence.

Our Staff

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Communications Specialist
(919) 454-6469


Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion/Chief Diversity Officer
(919) 918-5770

(TRISH HAA-riss)

Senior Director of Education, Operations and Initiatives

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Part-Time Events Coordinator
(919) 962-2431

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Director, Carolina Collaborative for Resilience
(919) 843-8154

(CLO-ee LIP-a-REE-nee)

Director of Education, Community Engagement and Belonging

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Assistant Director of Student Access, Success and Engagement

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Executive Assistant
(919) 962-9700

(TAH-mee SIGH-lur BEL-chur)

Administrative Assistant

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Assistant Director, Education, Community Engagement & Special Initiatives

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Administrative Support Specialist- Finance


Student Engagement Coordinator
(919) 962-7330

(AH-ree WINE-burg)

Assistant Director of Education, Community Engagement, and Strategic Initiatives