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 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
One Community.  Different Paths.
Respecting difference, celebrating diversity, and valuing inclusion

One Community. Different Paths.

Our commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community

The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to creating a supportive work and learning environment, promoting inclusion by embracing our differences, and striving for equity for all.

Our vision

We strive to establish a standard of access for leaders in veterinary medicine, healthcare, research, and professional education through diversity, equity, and inclusion.  

We believe all people deserve dignity and equity. We respect difference, celebrate diversity and value inclusion. And we strive to uphold these values in everything we do.

—Dr. Dori Borjesson, first female dean of the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

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Please use this form to confidentially report DEI concerns or suggestions to the college’s DEI Director.
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership

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DEI Committee

Our DEI Committee is made up of faculty, staff, and students from our undergraduate, graduate, and professional veterinary medical programs.

Our mission as a committee is to create and sustain equitable opportunities through holistic practices and policies for all members of our college, students, staff, faculty, and alums. We work together by fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion to bolster professions of human health, interdisciplinary biomedical research, veterinary medicine, and all adjacent practices. Through our evolving education, innovations, and collaborations, we create leaders that understand the unique needs of a community and incorporate that knowledge to advance the health and welfare of animals and humans. 

Questions about giving? Contact Christie Cotterill or 206-219-2402.