University of Wisconsin–Madison


Please contact any of the following resources for ongoing support with EID initiatives at UW–Madison.

VCFA EID Council

The VCFA EID Council serves as an advisory group to the VCFA on EID issues and practices. Departments and unit representatives are welcome to connect with EID council members for additional support.

Office of Equity, Inclusion and Employee Well-Being

The Office of Equity, Inclusion and Employee Well-Being provides high level consultation, support and resources to schools, colleges, divisions and units working to create healthy, equitable and inclusive policies, systems and environments for employees to engage, grow and thrive on campus.

EID Community of Practice

The EID Community of Practice (CoP) provides a space for diversity, equity, and inclusion practitioners across campus and in the community to reflect and process their individual and collective work, to share promising practices and resources, and to learn from each other. This community of practice is open to anyone engaged with diversity, equity, inclusion, and engagement – related efforts and initiatives. To learn more and to get involved, please email the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Employee Well-Being at

EID Committees

EID Committees across campus may serve as a resource to other EID practitioners.

Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement (DDEEA)

The Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement (DDEEA), under the direction of Deputy Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion & Chief Diversity Officer Patrick J. Sims, supports the mission of the University of Wisconsin–Madison as it works to create a diverse, inclusive and excellent learning and work environment for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and partners at the university. DDEEA accomplishes this work centered in the core values of community, inclusion, organizational excellence, transparency, accountability, and social justice. DDEEA uses collaboration, leadership and seeding of new initiatives, consultative advice, and the coordination of numerous institutional initiatives to support Campus, Wisconsin and the world.

Cultural Linguistic Services (CLS)

Cultural Linguistic Services (CLS) offers services designed to enhance communication, cultural understanding, and learning in our diverse, multilingual work environment. For information about services available through Cultural Linguistic Services, contact Carmen Romero González ( or 608-265-4691).

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