The University of Tennessee Libraries’ Diversity Committee is dedicated to creating a more inclusive community in all realms of service grounded in respect and appreciation for individual differences.
The Committee endorses a broad definition of diversity and seeks to provide programs and resources that enhance knowledge and encourage understanding of diversity.
The Committee strives to provide leadership for the Libraries in meeting the needs of all its constituencies and special populations.
The UT Libraries Diversity Committee Awarded the 2018 Dr. Marva Rudolph Diversity and Interculturalism Unit Excellence Award
The Dr. Marva Rudolph Diversity and Interculturalism Unit Excellence Award is given to an office, program, department, or college that has demonstrated outstanding leadership and made consistent contributions to advancing diversity and inclusion at UT. The award is named in memory of Marva Rudolph, an associate vice chancellor and director of the Office of Equity and Diversity who passed away in 2014 after more than 20 years with the university and more than 30 years of dedicated work in diversity and inclusion.