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Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Arizona College of Fine Arts recognizes and embraces diversity of identities,

experiences, and perspectives because they are the cornerstones of creative expression and

cultural production. Diversity includes differences of ability, age, color, culture, ethnicity,

gender, gender expression, genetic information, immigration status, national origin,

occupation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and veteran status.

More than a short-term project or the effort of a single office, this comprehensive approach

engages everyone in complete cultural and institutional transformation by embedding and

practicing IE in every endeavor, aspect and level of the College.

 

These values mandate:

Continual transformation of our curricula and cultivation of an inclusive classroom experience

Supporting and promoting diverse programming that represents the work of artists, and

depicts subjects representing a wide variety of identities and perspectives

Connecting with our communities – local, national, and international

Promoting cultural equity in the arts sector

 

We seek to drive the dialogue of arts and arts education regionally and globally.

Inclusive excellence (IE) is the engine that drives the value and practice of diversity and inclusiveness at

the University of Arizona. At the center of IE is the recognition and acceptance of the talents,

world views, perceptions, cultures and skills that diverse communities bring to the educational

enterprise that can be harnessed to prepare students for leading, living and working in a diverse world.

Native American, LGBTQ, Asian American, White, Latino, African American, women, veterans, people

with disabilities, Jewish, Christian, International, Muslim, fraternities and sororities, athletes, alumni and

many other communities of students, staff and faculty contribute positively to all dimensions of the

university. Every individual and group at UA is a critical component of and contributor to diversity and

inclusiveness. Making a difference in diversity at the University of Arizona is the essence of inclusive

excellence.

 

For CFA Faculty and Instructors: please refer to the handbook from the University of Arizona’s Office for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence:

Classroom Dialogue Guide

The College of Fine Arts Committee for Diversity & Inclusion is charged with making recommendations for implementing best practices for inclusive excellence within the classroom and in all areas of the college. All recommendations from the committee are forwarded to the Dean, and campus-wide resources and guidelines can be found here.

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Congrats to Kennady Schneider!
Amazing speech!!!

Outstanding Senior
College of Fine Arts
School of Art

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Congrats to Kennady Schneider!
Amazing speech!!!

Outstanding Senior
College of Fine Arts
School of Art

pc: John Nofs

A few images from today’s Undergraduate Convocation. Congrats to all of our graduates.

What talent! You make us proud!

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Candice Barth, the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant award winner for the School of Dance and the College of Fine Arts with Associate Professor Amy Ernst.

Today we celebrate the Undergraduate Convocation, 2p at Centennial Hall.

The ceremony is being recorded and will be available next week.

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Candice Barth, the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant award winner for the School of Dance and the College of Fine Arts with Associate Professor Amy Ernst.

Today we celebrate the Undergraduate Convocation, 2p at Centennial Hall.

The ceremony is being recorded and will be available next week.

pc: Jeff Brems

 

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Congratulations Candice Barth! I was so proud when I won that award in 2000 - I think that was before you came to UA as an undergrad!! Wonderful to see you and Amy!!!

So proud of you, Candice, and your work!