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Institute for Inclusive Excellence

The Division of Equity, Justice, and Inclusive Excellence (EJIE) is happy to announce that applications for the second annual Institute for Inclusive Excellence are now open. IIE is a multi-session, educational and skills-building experience for UC Merced faculty and staff that focuses on equity, justice, and inclusive excellence.

Five modules are planned across the 2023-24 academic year:

Underrepresentation and anti-racism

Dates and times TBD

Consequences of underrepresentation

Dates and times TBD

Equity-minded interventions, individual and collective levels

Dates and times TBD

Changing systems and accountability

Dates and times TBD

Campus projects

Dates and times TBD


In recognition of participants' effort and time commitment, EJIE will provideeach participant who completes the program with:

  • A $1,500 allowance for professional development in the area of equity andinclusion
  • A personal iPad
  • The possibility to secure up to $5,000 for an EJIE-related project, if selectedfor implementation in the 2024-2025 academic year.


Application process:

Please submit your CV/resume and a one-page, single-spaced document that answers these questions:

  • Why are you interested in participating in this opportunity?
  • What EJIE-related work you have done in the past?
  • How will your participation in IIE benefit you and your current positionor work setting?

To be considered, please complete the application below by [DEADLINE TBD].

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