A banner with a blue band across the top and red on the bottom has a large, thick white-colored background section. In the middle are two stylized flags for the United State and France. Text above and below the flags reads: "July 2024. July is French-American Heritage Month." Text on the bottom red line says "One of the oldest ethnic groups in American society."

Engagement, Inclusion, and Diversity

FAN Mail program

The FAN Mail program is an employee recognition program for Business Services employees. The program launched in September 2019 and is a direct result of employee feedback during the 2018 VCFA EID survey.

Learn more about –and submit– FAN Mail

Business Services Community Committee

The Business Services Community Committee (BSCC) is the EID Committee’s sister group. BSCC hosts community-building events and activities.

Learn more about the Community Committee

Committee charter and historical documents

EID Action Plan final report

Final report for the 2020 EID Action Plan, submitted by the DoBS EID Committee:

View the DoBS 2020 EID Action Plan Final Summary Report

The 2020 EID Survey Action Plan and a quarterly progress update document can be found in the “EID action plans and reports” section under the year 2020.

EID Committee work journal

Check out the log of work being done by your EID Committee members:

DoBS EID Activity Log

EID action plans and reports

Want to know what progress we’ve made? Review divisional EID plans and reports (e.g. survey results). The EID survey is conducted in even numbered years. Action plans cover two years.

Institutional statement on diversity

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW–Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background — people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.