University of Wyoming DEI department gets the chop

By Bo Beard | May 16, 2024


The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees made a unanimous decision to disband the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) department. 

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The staff and some programs from the department will be relocated to other departments within the campus. 

The university community

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This move was driven by a need to align with feedback from the university community and the directives of the Wyoming legislature, as stated in a communication by University President Dr. Ed Seidel.