Diversity can be defined in many different ways. What does it mean to us?
The University Libraries of Tennessee, Knoxville 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
The University of Tennessee Libraries Diversity Committee
Spring 2001; Revised January 2003; February 2015; April 2019
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