Supporting Inclusive Excellence in the College

The College of Arts and Sciences is a place of diverse talents, backgrounds, interests and experiences. This diversity — among our 19,000-plus undergraduate and graduate students and nearly 1,600 faculty and staff — is one of our greatest strengths. We know that when people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives come together, new ways of thinking and seeing the world emerge.

Your support will help ensure a rising generation of students, educators and researchers of all races, ethnicities and cultures feel a sense of belonging while at Carolina.

André Williams
Senior Director of Development
The Arts and Sciences Foundation
[email protected]

Below is a list of funds that support inclusive excellence within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Action Steps for Equity

The College’s strategic plan for diversity, equity and inclusion is focused on four priorities: improving climate, understanding pay equity, augmenting recruitment and retention of diverse faculty and staff, and repairing and nurturing our community given challenges in our past. Give now.

Carolina Firsts

Supports programming and initiatives designed to ensure first-generation college student success at Carolina and beyond. Give now.

The Summer Bridge Program

A six-week program that helps incoming students, many from underserved backgrounds, transition to college life. Give now.

Minority Advisory Program

Assists incoming first-year minority students with their adjustment to life at Carolina. Give now.

The Center for Student Success

Promotes an environment that fosters individual success for all students, including many from diverse backgrounds. Give now.

The Chancellor’s Science Scholars Fund

Supports the program’s most pressing and strategic needs, including research and other experiential learning opportunities. Give now.

The Carol L. Folt Chancellor’s Science Scholarship Fund

Supports students from diverse backgrounds as they explore fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Give now.

The Dean Hayden Renwick Fund for the Minority Advisory Program and Academic Achievement Awards

Supports a peer-mentoring program and annual awards for outstanding students from diverse backgrounds. Give now.

The Dr. Eunice N. Sahle Excellence Fund in African, African American and Diaspora Studies

Supports faculty and student research on the histories, cultures and lived experiences of people of African descent around the world. Give now.

Latina/o Studies Gift Fund

Supports initiatives that enhance the study of Latina/o culture and history at Carolina. Give now.

The Ishna J. Hall Excellence Fund

Awards study abroad scholarships with preference for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and students who have not traveled internationally. Give now.

Study Abroad for All Carolina

Supports Carolina’s mission to expand and diversify study abroad opportunities and increase access and affordability. Give now.

University Commission on History, Race, and a Way Forward

Explores and teaches the University’s history with race and advises on reckoning with the past. Give now.

Learn more about the College’s efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion.

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