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Sep. 13, 2017 7:24 am

UD earns 2017 HEED Award for outstanding commitment to diversity

“At UD, diversity and inclusive excellence are bedrock institutional values that inform and guide everything we do,” said President Dennis Assanis.

The University of Delaware.

(Photo by Flickr user Alan Levine, used under a Creative Commons license)

Every year, INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine honors select colleges and universities for its Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. This year, the University of Delaware made the cut.

Eighty colleges and universities in all will be featured in the November issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity, according to UD Daily:

“At UD, diversity and inclusive excellence are bedrock institutional values that inform and guide everything we do,” said President Dennis Assanis. “We have made an ongoing commitment to ensure that our campus is diverse and welcoming and that every student has the opportunity and resources necessary to succeed. Everyone at UD understands that diversity strengthens our institution, and this award recognizes their hard work and dedication.”

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Click here for more about UD’s diversity and inclusiveness plans.

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Holly Quinn

Holly Quinn is Technical.ly Delaware's Lead Reporter. The longtime Delaware-based freelance journalist has written for the News Journal as well as national publications. You can find her on LinkedIn here.

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