Faculty/Staff Resources

Faculty/Staff Resources

KU’s Engineering Diversity & Women’s Program is not just for students – it is for the staff and faculty too. Fostering an inclusive climate for students must start with fostering an inclusive climate for the staff and faculty. Scroll through this page for some of the resources that are in the works and others that are readily available.

Gender Affirming Resources 

Resources for our QT Students 

KU Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity 

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Other DEI Resources

Accessible KU 

Emily Taylor Center 

Friends of the Center 

International Support Services 

KU Hillel

Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging 


Looking for DEIB training?

KU offers dozens of training opportunities for staff and faculty. Many of these are available on demand through Mytalent, including this short list:

Effective Listening

 Communicating with Diplomacy and Tact

 Communicating with Empathy

 Interpersonal Communication

 Communication Foundations

 Developing Your Emotional Intelligence

KU also offers many live and in-person trainings

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) offers a three-part series of SafeZone, and upon request, will offer Unconscious Bias training to your group.

KU Human Resources offers a seven-part in-person training on Compassionate Communication. Here is the full list of course offerings, where are many applicable to advancing DEIB.

KU Staff Senate offers a three-part live training on Unpacking Whiteness in the Workplace.

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Syllabus Recommendations 

Instructors have an opportunity and responsibility to create a safe and accepting spaces through the use of their classroom.  To help achieve this, the Center of Sexuality and Gender Diversity has created resources to help faculty.  

Integrating DEIB into Presentations

Staff and faculty are always giving presentations. One way to support an inclusive climate is to incorporate an ‘Inclusive Moment’ into your presentation. Coming Soon are example Inclusive Moment slides that cover important DEIB topics in 1 to 2 minutes.

DEIB Literature and other resources. 

There are many additional DEIB resources for staff and faculty offered through KU, including resources from CTE Inclusive Teaching, Hiring for Excellence, the KU pronoun guide, and the Ombuds Office.  

To access the DEIB literature

Need proposal support?

Take a look at our KUEST programs and connect with the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, Dr. Elaina Sutley, for a consultation about how you can become involved. Incorporate the KUEST and IHAWKe programs into your 'NSF Facilities, Equipment, and Other Resources' document here. 

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