Organizational Diversity and Development
Welcome to the Organizational Diversity and Development (ODD) site for the Division of Housing and Food Service. We hope you return again and again to stimulate your mind, body, and spirit.
DHFS Leadership Institute
The DHFS Leadership Institute (DLI) provides relevant and challenging on-site leadership development opportunities for supervisors and employees in non-supervisory roles. The DLI vision is to develop strong, diverse, departmental and organizational leaders that represent excellence in performance and achievement. Learn More
February 2016: Tips and Tidbits
UT SYSTEM CREATES ITS OWN ROONEY RULE TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY IN SENIOR LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
University of Texas System institutions must now include a candidate from an underrepresented group in the final round of interviews for all senior administrative positions, effective immediately. "We want to ensure that qualified women and minorities have an opportunity to be considered for every senior level position. Making sure our leadership, faculty and staff reflect the changing look of Texas is not just about fairness. It is also about effectiveness", Chancellor William H. McRaven said. "Change starts at the top. We need administrators, campus leaders and faculty whom women and minority students can look to as role models and mentors and who better understand the students they are serving and where they are from." Go to full article.
Upcoming Diversity and Development Sessions:
02/09: HF4315: Black History Month 2016 (DIVERSITY)
Presenter: Mr. Nelson Linder, President of the Austin NCAAP
02/18: HF4312: Creating Residence Hall Communities that are Welcoming to All; (DIVERSITY)
02/24: HF4317:Spanish-speaking program — Nosotros contra ellos (DIVERSITY)