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Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ADEI) provides many engaging educational experiences to work towards an inclusive campus where everyone respects the value and dignity of all its members.   

ADEI is comprised of the Diversity and Cultural Resource Centers,  Undocumented Student Support, Social Justice Education (SJE) program, and the Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education program.  Your contribution will support students who work with these units.   

Additionally, your support will provide opportunities for our students to enhance their cultural competency through campus-wide social justice education programs. 

NIU Alumni Association Board Recent Graduate Challenge
The NIU Alumni Association Board of Directors is challenging recent NIU graduates (2013-2022) to donate during Huskies United. When 30 graduates from the classes of 2013-2022 donate during Huskies United, it will unlock their combined gift of $6,000 to the Northern Fund.
30 / 30 Gifts
Dr. Vernese Edghill-Walden Challenge to Support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Dr. Vernese Edghill-Walden, wants to inspire giving to the priorities of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ADEI). When 100 people make a gift of any size to ADEI, it will unlock a gift of $5,000.
100 / 100 Gifts
Henton’s Challenge for Prevention Education
Rose M. J. Henton, director of Prevention Education and Outreach, wants to encourage donors to support Prevention Education during Huskies United. This fund helps support graduate assistants and general program support. When 15 gifts are made to Prevention Education, it unlocks her $300 gift.
15 / 15 Gifts
NIU Chief of Staff New Donor Challenge
NIU's Chief of Staff, Dr. Matt Streb, wants to inspire new donations to NIU. When 50 people make their first-ever gift to whatever area they choose during Huskies United, it will unlock his donation of $1,500 into our totals.
50 / 50 Gifts
Faculty Advocates for Undocumented Students
A group of NIU faculty have created a special challenge to support undocumented students. When 15 gifts are made to the Immediate Assistance Fund for Undocumented Students, it will unlock their gift of $500. This challenge gift has been created in honor of Sandy Lopez upon receiving her doctorate.
15 / 15 Gifts
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