Diversity & Inclusion

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The Chief Officer for Diversity and Inclusion has a leadership role in advancing and supporting institutional diversity and inclusion efforts across Stockton.

The office participates on the Committee on Campus Diversity and Inclusive Excellence that serves as an advisory body to the president to assist the Stockton in transforming from a campus that believes in diversity to one that lives its commitment to diversity and inclusion. The office supports the National Coalition Building Institute at Stockton and, as opportunities arise, the office supports collaborative diversity and inclusion efforts with individuals, offices, and groups across Stockton’s community.
The office also is responsible for assuring Stockton’s compliance with New Jersey State Ethics Commission rules

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Stockton University's ethics web page contains information about the state ethics code to govern and guide the conduct procedures of Stockton employees and trustees. 

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Accessibility and Accommodation

Stockton University strives to celebrate the inclusion of persons with disabilities in our community beyond compliance with various federal and state laws.

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Inclusion Practices and Approaches

Provides practice approaches and strategies that acknowledge and respect people from diverse backgrounds e.g. sexual orientation, social class, race, color, ethnicity, culture, language, and more.

Any inquiries about Stockton’s diversity and inclusion, ADA, Section 504, Search Advocate Program, Bias Response Program, and Code of Ethics should be made to:

Dr. Valerie O. Hayes, Esq.
Chief Officer for Diversity and Inclusion

Additional Information from Office of the President

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