Our Vision

Infuse and embed the concepts and practices of diversity and inclusion into all aspects of Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Our Mission 

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI) promotes the integration of diversity and inclusion principles to a community of learners by supporting an environment that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of the university's objectives.

Our Commitment

The OIDI is committed to assisting the institution in attracting a distinct group of faculty, staff, and students who are dedicated to the pursuit of creating a welcoming environment free of discrimination and harassment.

Essential Functions

The Office will…

  • Establish objectives and engages in strategic planning consistent with the university mission and vision; provides leadership, strategic direction, and coordinates all aspects of university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

  • Work collaboratively with University constituents to develop and implement a strategic plan for diversity and inclusion as an integral part of the university.

  • Serve as a professional resource for all colleges, departments, offices, and other internal units/groups as well as individuals across the University by providing information, expertise, insight, and promoting best practices for increasing diversity and inclusion.

  • Monitor the progress of institutional units/departments in accomplishing their respective units/department diversity and inclusion plans, and suggest corrective action when needed.

  • Provide counsel to the president and the Provost on strategies for attracting and retaining culturally diverse students, faculty, and staff to Texas A&M University-Commerce, and to strengthen, sustain, and promote diversity and inclusion efforts.