Pillar 2: Thriving ★


What does thriving at UCI look like?

Fostering opportunities for everyone to maximize their potential at UCI

minority thriving

Establish UCI as the nation’s leading minority thriving university

employ for diversity

Educate and employ the best and the brightest

advance equity

Achieve equity in educational, employment, and career outcomes


Promote an inclusive excellence culture in learning and work environments

diversity as a competency

Recognize diversity as a core competency for the entire campus community

What are we doing to work toward each of these goals?

  • Equity Advisors & search committee collaboration for diverse faculty recruitment
  • DECADE Mentors & admission committee collaboration for diverse graduate student recruitment
  • Preview Inclusive Excellence Dashboard
  • Review insititutional data with partners at upcoming Data Forums
  • Launched Inclusive Excellence Certificate Program and diversity fund
  • Establish Inclusive Excellence Awards to recognize Ambassadors, Advocates, and Champions
  • Report on campus climate and Unity Equity Reviews
  • Expand the number of unit-level Inclusive Excellence Councils

What can you do?