The RIC Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) aims to advise and support the personal and professional growth and development of our partners of the campus community. Below is a brief compilation of resources, webinars, podcasts, workshops, courses, and academic articles. When we commit to learning and defer to experts, we can fight racism, sexism, ableism, and other forms of oppression and discrimination— during COVID-19 and beyond.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
—Nelson Mandela

Virtual Library Resources

**The Office of Institutional Equity maintains the following collection of dvds and power point presentations as resources for the College community. 

Please contact the Margaret Lynch-Gadaleta, Director of Institutional Equity ​(456-8387,​) to request and reserve from ​the list​ below.

  • Free Speech Crisis - Protect First Amendment Rights & Students’ Demands to Maintain an Inclusive Community

  • Microaggressions, Equity & Inclusion - Lessen the Racial Divide to Create an Inclusive & Civil Campus Community

  • 5 Strategies to Recruit, Engage & Retain Students Using Technology

  • 5 Innovative Mental Health Intervention Programs - Engage, Support and Retain Your Students at Risk

  • Title IX & the Latest Dear Colleague Letter (March 21, 2017)

  • Dismissal, Suspension & Readmission Policies: Balance ADA, Behavior Threats & Campus Policy

  • Move Beyond Civility: How to Facilitate Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom