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Julia Mendez Smith, Ph.D.
Chancellor’s Fellow for Campus Climate

UNCG builds upon its history and legacy as a women’s college, offering a first-rate public education to all who enroll in our programs. We actively seek to create a campus climate that offers opportunities for intercultural engagement and advancement as our students come from the Triad region, the South, the United States, and from our global connections around the world. Students, faculty and staff are key players in creating a healthy campus climate. Friends, alumni, and community members also support and benefit from a positive climate. At UNCG, we provide a learning environment that is healthy and vibrant. We clearly stand for and promote respect and civility in our interactions with each other. These important values define what it means to be a Spartan.

 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Excellence at UNCG

Chancellor Gilliam in his installation as the 11th Chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro set forth our guiding vision as one of commitment to the values of equity, diversity and inclusion.

“To this idea that if we’re going to change the world, we must understand that we have a shared fate. We are connected, in an inextricable pattern, in which what happens to one of us, happens to all of us. At the core, that’s what our university is all about.”

UNCG fully supports and values an inclusive community with visible and meaningful representation of diversity. We seek to promote a climate of civility and respect, where diverse viewpoints and experiences are welcomed. UNCG is committed to protecting the rights of all to ensure that each person in our community is empowered, valued and respected for their contributions to the mission of this university. As a minority-serving institution, we embrace our role as serving a large, diverse student body and we are committed to our mission as providing access and opportunity for all.