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A Community of Inclusion
2012-2013 Diversity Annual Report

The NEW 2012/2013 Annual Diversity Report is now available for download!

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Provost Blog: Commitment to inclusion must be shared throughout university
Faculty, staff, and students from all 16 Colleges and the Libraries were represented in the “see tomorrow.” strategic planning process, and our committee was almost equally divided between men and women.

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Alliance of Nine Universities Seeks to Improve Diversity in STEM Fields
University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto, as the principal investigator, will lead a multi-million-dollar initiative with Kentucky and West Virginia universities to increase underrepresented undergraduates studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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"Big Blue Family" VIDEO: Jim and Lydia Wims Help UK Students Succeed

University life holds a special place in the hearts of Jim and Lydia Wims.

As first-generation college students, both were heavily involved in residence life at Kent State University, where they met and eventually married.

They began raising their kids while working at Lincoln University in Missouri. Today, they both work on the University of Kentucky campus serving students in two unique roles. Jim serves as the associate vice president for student affairs while Lydia is the director of student support services.

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2014 Harambee Graduation Celebration
On behalf of the Office for Institutional Diversity, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to you as a graduate from the University of Kentucky. Thank you and your family for joining us at our Harambee Celebration!

To view the Memorable Moments video, order portraits taken at the ceremony, or register for the 2015 Harambee Celebration, please go to:

Contact: MLK Director at (859) 257-4130 or Ashley Carrasco at (859) 323-6347 or