Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our Commitment To You

The Moody College of Communication is committed to a culture of inclusion and equity in which all of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors are welcome and respected. As a community, we commit to establish and nurture a climate of inclusion that is anti-racist, anti-sexist, and anti-bigotry of all kinds, and combats prejudice, hostility, or discrimination toward any culture or group.

Learn more about our mission and our progress.

YaKe Smith

Ya'Ke Smith • Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

"As a Black man who was the first of his family to graduate from college, I have witnessed first-hand how historically marginalized communities are systematically excluded from higher education. It is my charge as your current Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to create an environment where everyone is given an opportunity to succeed."

DEI Leadership

Learn about the members of the Moody College faculty and staff working to institute equity across the college.

DEI Events

Events throughout the Moody College community and beyond centered on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

DEI Courses

Courses offered by Moody College instructors that highlight diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Programs & Initiatives

Details on the steps being taken to institute a more equitable and inclusive culture across Moody College.

Moody Cares

Resources for Moody students and instructors aimed at supporting a more inclusive and equitable culture and learning environment.

CARE Counselor

CARE is the university's Counseling and Mental Health Center program that was created in collaboration with the Office of the Provost. CARE’s primary mission is to provide access to mental health support for students who are struggling emotionally and/or academically. To learn more about Abby Simpson, LCSW - your Moody College of Communication CARE counselor - click below.

Resource Library

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Students

Resources for students focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Faculty & Staff

Resources for faculty and staff focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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General

General resources for the Moody community focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Media

Text-Audio-Visual media resources focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion.