Your browser is unsupported

We recommend using the latest version of IE11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

In this section

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is to promote increased recruitment, retention and advancement of diverse faculty, students and staff, and to oversee all diversity and inclusion activities involving UIC College of Pharmacy. The office also acts as a central resource for monitoring diversity and inclusion efforts and outcomes of the College’s Diversity Strategic Thinking and Planning committee. 

The ODI believes that diversity adds value to intellectual development, academic discourse, patient care, research and service. The sharing of diverse ideas and perspectives is essential to the development of future leaders in health care to better serve our communities, and nation. 

The ODI is committed to creating an environment that places importance on embracing, appreciating, and capitalizing on the rich perspectives and backgrounds of students, faculty and staff in other to accomplish a shared mission and vision.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion 2016 Annual Report