Office of Community, Equity and Diversity

Building a Campus Where Everyone Thrives

306 Green Hall, 35 Campus Avenue, Kingston, RI 02881

uriced@etal.uri.eduPhone: 401.874.7077 Fax: 401.874.2809

Think Big, We Do.
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Diversity is all of us

The University of Rhode Island is passionate about promoting a campus culture and community where you are welcomed, respected and valued for who you are. To succeed and lead in the 21st century world, with its wide diversity of cultures, lifestyles, beliefs, abilities, religions, political systems, and philosophies, we all must develop the ability to communicate, understand, and engage productively while embracing and acknowledging differences. In celebrating this diversity and the University’s reflection of a growing, global community, our focus remains clear: to create an inclusive and supportive environment where each individual can thrive.

Fostering a diverse, welcoming and inclusive community requires individual commitment in action, modeling respect for each individual and valuing the human differences that enhance our learning community.

– Naomi R. Thompson, Chief Diversity Officer 
  • ROTC Group in Gym
  • Associate Vice President Thompson and Vladimir Duthiers
  • Rainville Awards
  • University of Rhode Island Center for the Humanities
  • Physical Therapy Student with Man in a Wheelchair
  • Gender and Sexuality Center Opening

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