Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

UW-Stout is committed to investing in, and ensuring access to equitable, diverse, and inclusive learning, student living, and work environments.
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Investing in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

UW-Stout continues to make progress in its Equity, Diversity and Inclusion efforts with the development of an EDI office and the implementation of the EDI Team. We remain committed to our UW-Stout FOCUS2030 goals by investing in and ensuring access to equitable, diverse and inclusive learning, student living and work environments.

Diversity strengthens our community

The identities of our students and employees are multifaceted and intersectional. As such, our campus strives to actively engage with and see diversity as critical to our university identity.

UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence. We aim to cultivate an environment fostering and promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accountability at every level of university life. We value diversity intrinsically and for the benefits it brings to our community. We strive to create learning environments in which students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds can thrive and fulfill their academic, personal, and professional potential in an increasingly diverse global environment.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Dr. Quin Brooks

Assistant Chancellor of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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Rickie-Ann Legleitner

Interim Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (Faculty/Staff)

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Mai Khou Xiong

Interim Executive Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (Students)

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Meet Our EDI Fellows

Abhimanyu Ghosh

Program Director / Assistant Professor

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Jamie Vue

Advisor and Writing Specialist

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Yee Kao Xiong

Associate Advisor

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Ariana Enciso

EDI Student Fellow

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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity Feedback & Information Requests

If you have feedback regarding equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) on campus and/or your EDI-related experiences at UW-Stout, we want to know. And if we can provide EDI-related information that provides a more comprehensive view of our university, we're here to help. Please use the form below to submit an anonymous comment for consideration and action or to request more information from UW-Stout's EDI Office.
Please submit your question or comment in the box below and include as much detail as you feel comfortable.
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University of Wisconsin-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, sex, creed, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, political affiliation, marital status, disability or arrest or conviction record in its education programs, activities and employment practices. Racist and other discriminatory conduct will not be tolerated at UW-Stout.

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Student Support Services

This TRIO program offers tutoring, advising, and other academic resources.
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Disability Services

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LGBTQIA+ Services

Be in, be out, or belong with our services, programs, and community.
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McNair Scholars Program

This TRIO program offers support to students pursuing advanced degrees.
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Multicultural Student Services

Supporting American minority students from move-in day to graduation.
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Scholarships and Grants

Explore scholarship opportunities for diverse student populations.
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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

All Equity, Diversity & Inclusion News
Legleitner, English professor and EDI leader, honored with UW System’s Diversity Award Featured Image

Legleitner, English professor and EDI leader, honored with UW System’s Diversity Award

On Friday, Feb. 10, Rickie-Ann Legleitner will be honored in Madison for her myriad EDI efforts when she receives a UW System Diversity Award.
From Syria to the commencement stage, brothers will graduate together on Dec. 17 Featured Image

From Syria to the commencement stage, brothers will graduate together on Dec. 17

Abdul and Karam Mounir inspire with their story of ‘how the human spirit can overcome tumultuous challenges’
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Business owner, executives to speak at Black Entrepreneurship event

The Black Entrepreneurship program at UW-Stout will feature a business founder and two panelists with extensive industry experience.