Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity


The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible, and diverse intellectual and cultural campus experience related to the mission of North Carolina State University. We bring the offices of Equal Opportunity and Equity and Diversity and Inclusion together with the African American Cultural Center, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Center, Multicultural Student Affairs and the Women’s Center. OIED also offers diversity and equity training through its Education and Training unit and a campus-wide diversity newsletter, the Diversity Digest (this week’s top articles below).

Our Units

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity is comprised of Equal Opportunity and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Education and Training, Multicultural Student Affairs, the African American Cultural Center, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Centerm and the Women’s Center.

The Equal Opportunity and Equity unit of OIED is comprised of staff dedicated to serving NC State in the areas of equal opportunity, affirmative action, discrimination and harassment and employment and hiring. Web: Equal Opportunity and Equity.
The African American Cultural Center promotes awareness of and appreciation for African American and African descent experiences through activities and events. Web: African American Cultural Center.
The NC State Women’s Center is a catalyst and resource that advances gender equity and social justice through education, advocacy and leadership for the campus community. Web: Women's Center.
The Diversity and Inclusion unit of OIED is comprised of staff dedicated to promoting and enhancing diversity, serving underrepresented NC State students, faculty and staff through diversity programs and initiatives. Web: Diversity and Inclusion.
The mission of the NC State GLBT Center is to engage, develop and empower members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities and their allies. Web: GLBT Center.
OIED Communications produces and publishes the OIED websites, brochures, photography and video. To submit an item for our campus-wide Diversity Digest newsletter, please send your diversity-related news items to OIED Communications.
OIED Education and Training provides diversity and equity related training and workshops for the NC State community, including the Equal Opportunity Institute, National Coalition Building Institute and open enrollment workshops. Web: OIED Education and Training.
Multicultural Student Affairs is comprised of staff dedicated to serving African American, Hispanic, Native American and other underrepresented students at NC State. Web: Multicultural Student Affairs.
The NC State Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity is a 2014 recipient of Insight Into Diversity Magazine's Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.


Escalation One Love
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Film Screening: Latino Americans: Peril and Promise
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

In the 1980’s the nature of the Latino Diaspore changes again. Is a new Latino world being created here, or will Latinos in American assimilate into invisibility? Professor Jose Villalba of Wake Forest University will lead a post-film discussion. President in partnership with NC State Libraries.

FYI- Documentary Film Screening: Latino Americans: Peril and Promise @ Hunt Library Auditorium
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Queer Zine Workshop @ Talley 3285
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the GLBT Center as we celebrate GLBT History Month with guest facilitator Josh Burford who will discuss the use of Queer Zines as a way to preserve GLBT history and lead a Queer Zine workshop to show GLBT students at NC State how to turn their coming out stories into part of Queer History!

NTT Faculty Community. Using Learning Analytics to Make Informed Choices about your Teaching
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Is anyone watching the videos I post? Are my review quizzes helping students to prepare for my tests? Are there particular areas of my website that struggling students aren’t using to their full capacity? Moodle generates copious amounts of data about students; their log in times, where on the Moodle site they visited, how long they stayed. Can any of this information help to predict student success? What choices might we make differently if we consulted our analytics? Fulfills Certificate of Reflective Teaching requirement: Assessment. Instructors: Ashley Grantham and Erin Robinson. Register:

Mi Placita @ Outside of Talley Student Union (near food court seating entrance) Cultural Hearth (on inclement weather days)
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Building Future Faculty Information Session @ Hunt Library Conference Room 5234 (in the Faculty Lounge)
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss how departments can most effectively use the BFF program to scout out potential future faculty from underrepresented groups and bring interesting scholars to visit your department. At the meeting we will go over the aims of the BFF program, the process for selecting participants, and provide information about how some departments have used the program.

Please RSVP to Marcia Gumpertz at

T-Files Meeting
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The mission of T-Files is to provide a safe space for transgender, non-binary, gender non-conforming, and gender questioning students to explore and affirm their identities, build community, and create a welcoming environment at NC State. Through participation in this confidential support group, students can freely share their experiences, foster positive relationships, and become advocates for one another’s safety, health, and well-being. T-Files is a closed group; if you are interested in joining, please contact Andy DeRoin at

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