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Distributed Leadership Model

To realize our commitment to inclusive excellence, a key recommendation in the Making Excellence Inclusive Report was a distributed leadership model in which the work and responsibility for our success is embedded in units across the University. Rather than relying on a traditional Chief Diversity Officer role to inact and embed our recommendations, we are instead leveraging the expertise and engagement of our campus community to move us forward.

Together the President's Cabinet — under the leadership of the Executive Vice Presidents — the deans, the ICC, and the interim SAO will collaborate and align efforts in support of these goals: 

  • Representation: Continuing to recruit talented and diverse students, faculty, and staff to ensure our campus community reflects the rich diversity of our city, region, nation, and the world;
  • Belonging: Cultivating inclusive living, learning, and work environments in which all can fully participate in the life of the institution and experience a sense of belonging; and
  • Capability: Becoming a skilled intercultural community that enables and enriches an unparalleled academic experience.

Distributed Leadership Year End Review 2019-20

This document describes the progress made and challenges confronted in academic year 2019-2020, the first year of the distributed leadership model's implementation.