The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hosts and sponsors a number of engaging and relevant signature events that move diversity, equity, and inclusion forward at UVM. We invite all members of the UVM community to find out more about each of our special events and programs below.

2023 Health Equity Summit

Closing the Margin: Avenues to Health Equity

The University of Vermont and the University of Vermont Health Network are now accepting proposals for the 2023 Health Equity Summit, Closing the Margin: Avenues to Health Equity. 

Health Equity Summit Website

Andrew Harris Legacy Reception

A Celebration for the Community

Named after the first African American graduate of UVM, this annual event honors the legacy and work of UVM community members who have inspired and strengthened diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campus. The 2023 celebration will take place on Sunday, October 1, 2023. Please check back for more information.

2023 Reception Details

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration & Education Series

Faculty, staff, students, and community members are encouraged to gather at the Ira Allen Chapel or online for DEI's annual celebration honoring the life and work of Dr. King. 

MLK Celebration Keynote

Inclusive Excellence Symposium (formerly Blackboard Jungle)

March 18-22, 2024

An evolution of UVM’s Blackboard Jungle, the Inclusive Excellence Symposium explores what it means to be in community with UVM's Our Common Ground values.

Symposium Deatils