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UC Merced, Recognized with Distinctive Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

November 20, 2021


As one of the most diverse universities in the country, UC Merced is devoted to continuing to provide an inclusive academic environment for all.

Today (Sept. 20), UC Merced was recognized with the 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

“This award reflects and honors the principles of UC Merced,” said Chancellor Juan Sánchez Muñoz. “We are committed to ensuring that our campus community is inclusive and equitable and that our teaching and research promotes the social mobility of our students as well as a more just world.”

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