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Office of Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion

About

Teri E. Lassiter, PhD, MPH
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Rutgers School of Public Health
1 Riverfront Plaza, 10th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
diversityandinclusion@sph.rutgers.edu

Office: 973-972-8689
Cell: 908-565-8032

Mission

The mission of the Rutgers School of Public Health’s Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion is to build a diverse and inclusive community where faculty, staff, and students engage with, learn from, and inspire each other by understanding their similarities and differences to promote growth and understanding. Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is central to our dedication to academic excellence.

Vision

The Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at the Rutgers School of Public Health envisions a school that recognizes that a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion interconnects with the pursuit of excellence within our community. The Office seeks to create an inclusive environment in the academic setting for our faculty, staff, and students that empowers all contributors.

Values

The core values of the Rutgers School of Public Health embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. The School seeks to build a representative and diverse academic community that recognizes the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion as it relates to our faculty, staff, and students, as well as the people and populations of New Jersey.

The Rutgers School of Public Health strives to build an inclusive institution that respects individual and cultural differences regardless of ethnic heritage, class, age, gender identity, sexuality, ability, religion, and nationality by fostering open discussion to strengthen the policies and procedures that govern our School.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources


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