Chancellor’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Mission Statement

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is committed to nurturing a community that incorporates the values and contributions of multiculturalism into all aspects of UAMS life.


  • Recognize and cultivate our diversity by implementing cultural awareness and education.
  • Promote practical interactive pluralism which advances the well-being and success of each participant in our multicultural community.

About Diversity

Composition of the UAMS Diversity Committee:  We are comprised of a cross-section of employees who are devoted to implementing the mission and goals of the UAMS Diversity Initiative.  The committee meets once a month to discuss issues related to diversity awareness on campus.  If you have any feedback regarding how to make diversity our strength, please contact us.

Policies and Procedures Related to Diversity Issues:  UAMS Policies and Procedures address the issue of diversity.  Visit our Office of Human Resources website to see the Policies and Practice section to learn more.

Culture Smart:  We plan to introduce different topics regarding diversity every month.  Visit our Cultural Smart site and check out this month’s topics.

Test Your Cultural Sensitivity:  A handy tool for you to examine your own level of cultural awareness.

If you have any feedback regarding UAMS’ Diversity Initiative, please contact our Diversity Manager: