Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.40
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date Aug. 27, 2021

STARS v2.2

Virginia Commonwealth University
IN-9: Diversity and Equity Recognition

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Parker Long
Sustainability Reporting and Outreach Coordinator
Facilities Management - Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution been formally recognized for leadership in diversity, equity, and/or inclusion during the previous three years by a national or international program? :

A brief description of the diversity, equity, and/or inclusion recognition:

Virginia Commonwealth University has been received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in 2018, 2019, and 2020.

VCU was selected to receive the 2019 HEED Award, with special distinction as a Diversity Champion, from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine.

The annual HEED Award, is a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus.

2020 Award URL: https://www.insightintodiversity.com/about-the-heed-award/2020-recipients/

2018 and 2019 Award URL: https://www.insightintodiversity.com/about-the-heed-award/past-recipients/

Documentation affirming the diversity, equity, and/or inclusion recognition:

Website URL where documentation affirming the diversity, equity, and/or inclusion recognition is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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