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Diversity Committee

Diversity Statement

The University Libraries of Tennessee Libraries is committed to recognizing and appreciating the variety of characteristics that make people and communities unique. The UT Libraries puts this concept into action by intentionally creating and sustaining inclusive environments, fostering partnerships, facilitating conversations, and modeling behaviors that promote and celebrate individual and collective achievement.

We strive to provide excellent services, access to information, and outreach to our community of users regardless of: age; cognitive style; culture; ability; economic background; education; ethnicity; gender identity; geographic background; immigration and asylum-seeking status; marital status; physical appearance; political affiliation; race; religious beliefs; sexual orientation. The UT libraries is committed to providing spaces for our community of users to connect, collaborate, and learn inside and outside of the classroom.

Vol Vision 2020 – Priority 6 Diversity and Inclusion: Enhance Diversity and Inclusion

UT Libraries Strategic Plan – 1.4; 4.3; 4.4

Introducing Volopedia

Our brand-new online encyclopedia of UT history and traditions is now searchable!

Proposed development of University of Tennessee campus