Faculty & Staff
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion partners with faculty and staff for diversity and inclusion workshops and events. Faculty and staff also develop their own events; and ODI trainers assist with and promote these opportunities. From leadership training to faculty development of inclusive classroom practices, ODI is here to support your efforts. See more about faculty and staff-focused activity on this page.
Click on the link for a copy of the UCF Inclusion Safety Disability Accommodation Syllabus Statement.
UCF Faculty & Staff Associations
Black Faculty and Staff Association
The University of Central Florida’s Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) is an organization representative of UCF’s goal to be more inclusive and diverse. The BFSA’s mission is to promote an environment which fosters cultural sensitivity and enrichment by providing quality programming, networking opportunities and guidance to UCF’s Black students, faculty and staff; and the greater UCF community.
Latino Faculty and Staff Association
The University of Central Florida’s Latino Faculty and Staff Association (LaFaSA) is an organization dedicated to raising awareness and advocating for the needs and goals of Latino faculty and staff at UCF. LaFaSA seeks to promote a family environment that embraces and respects the various identities within the Latino/a culture.
PRIDE Faculty and Staff Association
We are an organization for faculty and staff whose focus is on making the University of Central Florida a better place for our every person. We are committed to all of UCF’s goals with primary focus on goal 4, to make UCF a more inclusive and diverse campus. Many members of PFSA are actively involved in the LBGTQ+ community on campus and throughout Central Florida. We are proud to represent UCF in many organizations and groups. We serve in a variety of volunteer positions on numerous boards of directors offering our guidance and leadership to the greater community. We are proud of the student-activists on our campus and of the graduate-activists who are working to change our state and nation.
Summer Faculty Development Conference
UCF’s Summer Faculty Development Conference helps guide our faculty members on how to establish a respectful teaching environment while enhancing the opportunity for learning across our university. Deliverables include:
- 2014 Diversity Track: Creating Inclusive College Classrooms
- 2013 Diversity Track: Cultural Competencies-Performance Standards
Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity - SEED
SEED is an international project founded by Dr. Peggy McIntosh, formerly of Wellesley College Centers for Women, over 30 years ago. It promotes change through self-reflection and interpersonal dialogue and builds capacity for more equitable curriculum, campuses, workplaces, and communities.Learn More
LEADERSHIP EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM
The UCF Leadership Empowerment Program provides leadership development opportunities for program scholars to gain career enhancing skills and leadership experiences in today’s changing educational environment.Learn More