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The Office of Academic Affairs is dedicated to systemically building and maintaining a culture of inclusive excellence that values and embraces diverse faculty. Such dedication includes aligning our efforts through the university's strategic plan, evaluating our progress annually and adjusting our efforts to meet the needs of our changing campus.


OFDR Annual Report

The office has interacted with more than 490 participants at 16 hosted or sponsored events including virtual cafés, workshops, and conferences.  Learn more about our impact.

About OFDR

This office is committed to identifying and removing barriers to the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty while creating and sustaining an environment of inclusive excellence where diverse faculty thrive. 


ODU undergoes a multi-year improvement cycle through the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) Faculty Satisfaction process. 

Inclusive Voice

The Office of Faculty Diversity & Retention is pleased to share the first diversity-focused newsletter for faculty: Inclusive Voice

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