Diversity at NTID

Vision

NTID strives to build a community that values and respects one another by engaging all stakeholders and providing the best learning environment for our faculty, staff, and student success. The NTID Office of Diversity and Inclusion supports this vision by promoting inclusion and diversity through different learning channels with emphasis of the inclusive model of excellence.

Mission statement

The NTID Office of Diversity and Inclusion mission is to transform NTID into a more inclusive and diverse learning community, with emphasis on access, success, and equity by recruiting, retaining, and ensuring success of diverse students, faculty, and staff. NTID recognizes by having a more inclusive and diverse community, there is greatness through differences.

NTID’s Assistant Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

Alesia Allen, an alumna and faculty member at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, is the new Assistant Vice President for NTID Diversity and Inclusion.

As NTID’s Assistant Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Allen is responsible for all NTID affairs related to diversity and inclusion, including monitoring NTID’s progress on university wide and NTID-specific diversity initiatives and goals, and advising NTID President Gerry Buckley and other NTID administrators on matters related to diversity.
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