The Plan for Pitt: Promote Diversity and Inclusion

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The Justice Collective is a new, three-year commitment led by School of Education Dean Valerie Kinloch that’s bringing Pitt and the community together in concrete ways to combat racism and revolutionize the educational landscape.
Ibram X. Kendi in a gray suit with his book
Sponsored by the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion, a recent book club welcomed nearly 100 people to discuss the bestselling Ibram X. Kendi book. See what their next pick is and how to join.
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Black members of the Pitt community recommend books, music and more that can help build bridges of understanding and spur action toward equity.
John Wallace in a dark gray suit and white collared shirt, with other people behind him
John Wallace, the David E. Epperson Endowed Chair in the School of Social Work, will serve as vice provost for faculty diversity and development beginning July 1, 2020.
Clyde Wilson Pickett in a red bowtie and dark suit
Clyde Wilson Pickett, a leading expert in higher education diversity and inclusion strategy and School of Education alum, is set to begin at the University in July 2020.
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A new set of guidelines, a lab manual and multiple groups at Pitt are working to reduce bias in academic science and increase diversity in STEM fields.