Diversity & Inclusion

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The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has a leadership role in advancing and supporting institutional diversity, inclusion, and social justice efforts across Stockton University.  The office collaborates with others on and off campus to support the implementation of the University’s 2025 Strategic Plan Diversity and Inclusion theme and Inclusive Student Success theme.   The office oversees several committees, groups, and programs addressing diversity, inclusion, and social justice that include, but may not be limited to, the following. 

The office also administers Stockton’s Code of Ethics under the guidance of the New Jersey State Ethics Commission. 

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Stockton University's ethics web page contains information about the state ethics code to govern and guide the conduct procedures of Stockton employees and trustees. 

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Disability, Accessibility and Accommodation

Beyond compliance, Stockton University strives to include and celebrate persons with disabilities in our campus community.

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Inclusion Practices and Approaches

Provides practice approaches and strategies that acknowledge and respect people from diverse backgrounds e.g. sexual orientation, social class, race, color, ethnicity, culture, language, and more.

Any inquiries about Stockton’s diversity and inclusion, ADA, Section 504, Search Advocate Program, Bias Prevention Education & Review Team, and Code of Ethics should be made to:

Dr. Valerie O. Hayes, Esq.
Chief Officer for Diversity and Inclusion

Additional Information from Office of the President

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