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Celebrating Diversity in Arts & Sciences

Welcome! We are glad you are here. Explore what's possible.

The College of Arts & Sciences is committed to promoting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive community of faculty, students, staff and alumni. As the largest college on the Texas Tech campus, we comprise a mosaic of 15 departments and academic units. We have many unique perspectives to honor and exceptional contributions to make—and so do you!

To support and encourage your growth, the Arts & Sciences Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion offers the following opportunities: 

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Connect for success! For faculty, staff, students and alumni there is a wealth of opportunities for networking, leadership and professional development, and support organizations. Find them here.

Link to Resources.

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The diverse members of Arts & Sciences are newsmakers! Our faculty and students are often recognized, both nationally and internationally, for their contributions and achievements—not only in our academic pursuits but also through activities that engage the local community and build partnerships for the betterment of all in West Texas.

Link to News.

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Coming Events

Join us! We invite you to engage with the A&S community at our sponsored annual events and hosted lecture series. We value mutual respect and communication by embracing and honoring the histories and identities of our community members during various heritage months.

Link to Coming Events.

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The Advisory Committee for R.E.A.C.H. (Raiders Empowering and Amplifying Community Harmony) is composed of faculty, students and staff who seek to improve equity and inclusion efforts within the College of Arts & Sciences. To become an engaged Red Raider who champions justice and equity for all, please consider joining the R.E.A.C.H. Advisory Council. 

Link to R.E.A.C.H. 

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Institute for Latina/o Studies

The Institute for Latina/o Studies is a dedicated hub for research, teaching, internationalization, and community engagement. Led by an interdisciplinary team of faculty and staff, the Institute for Latina/o Studies seeks to galvanize alumni, administrators, faculty, staff and students to support Texas Tech as a designated Hispanic-serving Institution and the larger Lubbock community.

Link to the Institute for Latina/o Studies.

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Department Contacts

Diversity is growing in the College of Arts & Sciences! At the department level, many faculty members have committed to improving the campus community by establishing their own committees focused on anti-racism or diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice efforts.

Link to Department Contacts.

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Contact the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Associate Dean Amelia TalleyAmelia Talley, Ph.D.

Associate Dean
Arts & Sciences Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Associate Professor
Department of Psychological Sciences