University Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee


Welcome to Western Oregon University’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee Webpage


Western Oregon University Diversity Action Plan

*** Final Diversity Action Plan – CLICK HERE —–>   Final Diversity Action Plan 6.30.21 approved  ****




Townhall Event RECORDING: (May 20th 11:30a -1pm on ZOOM)


Western Oregon University Diversity Resources

WOU is the home to a variety of resources related to diversity and social justice. Click the links below to be taken to a variety of those resources. If you can’t find something that you are looking for, contact co-chairs Gabbi Boyle (, Jaclyn Caires-Hurley (, or Ariel Zimmer Suel (

Western Oregon University Departments & Organizations

Multicultural Student Services & Programs Office of Disability Services
Student Enrichment Program (SEP – TRiO Program) WOU Safe Zone
Veteran’s Services Admissions
International Student & Scholar Affairs Student Engagement
Student Success & Advising Student Health & Counseling Center
Human Resources & Affirmative Action Office WOU Provost’s Office
Campus Public Safety Vice President for Student Affairs
University Housing Student Affairs Committee on Inclusion

Note that MANY of WOU’s offices and department’s support diversity efforts! The above list is not meant to be inclusive of all departments, just some common ones.


WOU Student Resources

ASWOU (Student Government) Multicultural Student Union (MSU) Club
MEChA – Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanos de Aztlan Triangle Alliance (LGBTQIA+ and allies)
Hawaii Club Black Student Union
International Student Organization

These are just some of the student groups on campus – contact ASWOU for a complete listing of student organizations on campus. Or, search in the WOU Network for clubs and organization!

Questions, comments or feedback please contact University Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee co-chairs Gabbi Boyle (, Jaclyn Caires-Hurley (, or Ariel Zimmer Suel (


Accessibility    Public Records    Privacy    Student Consumer Information

WOU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by WOU.