Community Messages and National Commentary

The Office of Inclusive Excellence drives UCI’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. This mission is supported by campus leadership.

Below is an archive of recent community messages and national commentary about inclusive excellence from campus leadership.

Community Messages

Supreme Court’s Consequential Decision
Chancellor Howard Gillman
June 24, 2022

Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities
Chancellor Howard Gillman
June 9, 2022

Celebrating Pride Month
Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes
June 1, 2022

Confronting Violent Extremism
Chancellor Howard Gillman
May 16, 2022

To Be Black and Safe - Reflections on the Buffalo Mass Shooting
Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes
May 16, 2022

Honoring Jewish Heritage Month in May 2022
Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes
May 5, 2022

Celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Heritage Month - May 2022
Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes
May 2, 2022

2022 Women's History Month
Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes
March 3, 2022

2022 UCI Community Safety Survey
Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes
February 15, 2022

UCI Black Thriving: Making a New Black History
Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes
February 1, 2022

Celebrating Black History Month at the University of California
University of California President Michael V. Drake
February 1, 2022

In Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2022
Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes and Vice Chancellor Willie L. Banks
January 13, 2022

National Commentary

Forbes | The Other California: The Persistence Of Anti-Black Hate Crimes
Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes
July 7, 2022

Forbes | The Meaning Of Juneteenth: Freedom Without Safety
Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes
June 14, 2022

OC Register| 54 years after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s visit to Orange County
Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes
January 17, 2022

Visit Inclusive Milestones to view a timeline of campus actions that support inclusive excellence.