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Cultural and Ethnic Diversity Board

The Cultural and Ethnic Diversity Board at Boise State University (CEDB)

Peace and Justice by Alma Gomez

The mission of the Cultural and Ethnic Diversity Board (CEDB) is to advocate for under-represented and/or underserved students, faculty, and staff at Boise State University and to advise the campus community on these issues in regard to employment, curriculum, scholarships, and campus climate.

The painting “Peace and Justice” by Alma Gomez serves as the CEDB logo and is available for viewing in full size at the Boise State University Student Union Building’s first floor Mission Statement

Program Goals

In partnership with the President’s, Provost’s and Vice-Presidents’ Offices, the Faculty Senate, and Student Affairs, CEDB’s goals include the following:

  • Recruiting and retaining students, faculty, and staff from underrepresented and/or underserved groups;
  • Supporting academic and non-academic diversity initiatives;
  • Identifying and responding to issues and concerns related to underrepresented and/or underserved groups;
  • Reviewing institutional policies, procedures, priorities and programs related to serving the diverse university community;
  • Collaborating with the local community through outreach and service;
  • Taking positions on issues relevant to social justice; and
  • Sponsoring speakers, conferences, and other educational experiences that enhance positive race and human relations.