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Diversifying Course Materials: Tools for Faculty

Diversity Statement for Your Syllabus

Including a diversity statement on your syllabus can set the tone for your classroom environment. It shows students that you value and respect difference in intellectual exchange, and are aware of current campus conversations surrounding diversity. The CAS Dean's Office has an example of information to include on your syllabus to help you with this.  The CAS Dean's website offers additional helpful information under the Teaching and Learning section including:

Land Acknowledgement

Student Success Programs and Services

Supporting Transgender Students in the Classroom

Top Ten List for Creating Accessible and Inclusive Classrooms

Practical Steps Toward More Inclusive Teaching


Content & Tools for Broader Representation

Willamette University

Willamette University Libraries

Mark O. Hatfield Library
900 State Street.
Salem Oregon 97301
Pacific Northwest College of Art Library
511 NW Broadway.
Portland Oregon 97209