Diversity Resources

Diversity at UGA: Past to Present

New Resource on Teaching Diverse Students

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UGA Office of Institutional Diversity

The mission of the Office of Institutional Diversity is to lead a focused institutional effort to evaluate existing programs and develop new initiatives to support diversity and equity at the University of Georgia.

  • Diversity Resources from the Office of Institutional Diversity
    A wide range of links to other UGA departments such as Women's Studies and the African Studies Institute, as well as links to Civil Rights organizations and other general diversity resources.

Diversity in the Classroom

  • Teaching Tolerance.org
    Founded in 1991 by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance supports the efforts of educators to promote respect for differences and appreciation of diversity. This Web site contains many classroom resources, current diversity news, interactive diversity tools, writer resources for examining bias in language, and professional development resources.

  • Opening a Dialogue with Youth About Racism


    The toolkit includes diversity resources, interviews, and op-eds for discussions about identity, inequality, and education for children of color.

  • Diversity and Complexity in the Classroom: Considerations of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender
    https://www.indiana.edu/~istr695/readingsfall2013/Tools%20For%20Teaching.pdf (PDF)

    This is a link to an open version of the hard copy book Tools for Teaching by Barbara Gross Davis; Jossey-Bass Publishers: San Francisco, 1993. Of particular interest are Chapters 4 (Academic Accommodations for Students with Disabilities) and 5 (Diversity and Complexity in the Classroom: Considerations of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender).

  • The Challenge of Diversity: Alienation in the Academy and Its Implication for Faculty
    https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED314987.pdf (PDF)
    1991 article from the Journal of Excellence in College Teaching that summarizes diversity literature and discusses fundamental issues in teaching, learning, and curriculum in higher education.

Disability and Diversity

  • Tips for Faculty from Disability Services at UGA
    This resource page from the Disability Services at UGA links to a range of topics such as test accommodation and communication tips for faculty who need information on teaching students with disabilities.
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