University of Texas at AustinDivision of Diversity and Community Engagement


Diversity Education Initiatives (DEI) provides diversity education through consultation and the facilitation of educational programs, designed to meet the goals and needs of the organization, for The University of Texas at Austin and community. DEI is a unit of Campus Diversity and Strategic Initiatives (CDSI), a portfolio within the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. As a unit of CDSI, Diversity Education Initiatives also assists with multiple CDSI projects including campus climate bias incident response, campus diversity planning, and implementation of the DDCE strategic plan including the Campus Culture and Research and Best Practices goals.

DEI session participants in conversation

Recent News

DEI featured in the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Leadership for Social Justice Newsletter

Read about DDCE’s Social Justice Conversation Series in The Social Justice Leader Fall 2013 newsletter.

2013 PISD Community Partner of the Year

Thank you to the Pflugerville Independent School District (PISD) Central Office for the honor of Community Partner of the Year. We are grateful for our partnership and look forward to continuing our work together!

DDCE’s Dr. Sherri Sanders, Ms. Erica Saenz, and Dr. Betty Jeanne Taylor during the annual PISD Volunteer and Partner Appreciation Breakfast