University of Houston Diversity Statement
Student Life Diversity Statement

Making Diversity an Experience

Engage

CDI engages campus constituents by providing intercultural dialogues, university program partnerships, and highlighting organizations and services that promote diversity and inclusion.

Empower

CDI empowers students to celebrate and appreciate their cultural heritage and others by offering transformative diverse campus programming and by providing leadership experiences that maximize their potential. The Center is an avenue for developing students’ sense of belonging.

Educate

CDI educates the University of Houston campus by offering meaningful educational programs, lecture series, and workshops that advance diversity education and cultural competence. The Center also serves as a change agent in fostering an inclusive environment.

Fall 2016 Student Distribution by Race and Ethnicity

The University of Houston is the second most ethnically diverse major research university in the United States. Students come to UH from more than 137 nations & from across the world.

Source: University of Houston, Semester Quick Stats

24.8%

White

30.8%

Hispanic

20.3%

Asian American

11.1%

African American

8.1%

International

Center for Diversity and Inclusion Staff

Niya Blair

Director
713.743.5972
nnblair@uh.edu

Michael Crook

Program Coordinator
713.743.5973
macrook@central.uh.edu

Adria Terry

Diversity Education Coordinator
713.743.6015
aterry3@central.uh.edu

Cheryl Myers

Office Coordinator
713.743.1728
cmyers@central.uh.edu

Isai Ramirez-Sanchez

Graduate Assistant
713.743.8390
iramire7@central.uh.edu