Committed to increasing inclusive excellence, promoting equity, and cultivating a welcoming environment for all students, faculty, and staff at Augusta University
Working hand-in-hand with university administrative units, academic departments and senior leadership, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) strategically builds, aligns and coordinates diversity, equity and inclusion efforts throughout the university to advance the organizational goals outlined in our strategic plan "Creating a Legacy Like No Other" and to enhance Augusta University’s business operations.
Diversity & Inclusion Fund
This fund is for campus diversity initiatives that promote understanding, belonging, and acceptance within the Augusta University community including:
Black Faculty/Staff Association Fund
This fund helps support the Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) at Augusta University. The BFSA is meant provide a safe space for Black and African American individuals to build community with each other and strives to:
LGBTQIA+ Faculty Staff Association Fund
This fund helps support the LGBTQIA+ Faculty Staff Association Fund at Augusta University. This association play an important role in fostering an inclusive campus environment, contributing to efforts to:
Washington Initiative & Scholarship Fund
This fund honors the lives and legacy of Drs. Justine and Isaiah “Ike” Washington. It was established in 2020 to provide a scholarship recognize their lifetime of dedication to community engagement, education and to our city and state. The Ike and Justine Washington Scholarship is given each year to an outstanding incoming freshman to Augusta University from Richmond County.