Inclusive Excellence Academy

Find courses designed for non-academic staff - senior leadership - administrative/college diversity councils - human resource professionals - supervisors - program managers - academic teaching staff

Courses focus on the development of multicultural fluency and strategies for advancing inclusive educational and workplace environments.  Each year, specific workshops or courses are offered to support university initiatives and programs.

Scheduled Events

Specific workshops prioritized on the university’s needs are offered each year. Topics addressed by programs include:

  • Unconscious bias
  • Disability inclusiveness
  • Veterans in the workforce
  • Workplace bullying
  • LGBTQ+ Inclusion

Be sure to check back here for up-to-date information about IEA sessions.  Immediate questions?  Contact a staff member at the Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity.

Spring 2018 Sessions Date

Establishing a Culture of Belonging with Young Children


February 7, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


#MeToo to #IHave: What Does Sexual Harassment Look Like in the Workplace?



February 16, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Ally Development: Moving from Awareness to Action



February 28, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Unpacking Mental Health in the Workplace


March 21, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM



With a focus on the development of multicultural fluency, Cornell University’s Inclusive Excellence Academy, launched in August 2013, offers programs designed to advance an inclusive educational environment and workplace. The IEA features customized courses and workshops designed for senior leadership, administrative/college diversity councils, human resource professionals, supervisors and program managers, university constituent leaders, faculty and academic teaching staff, graduate students and postdocs, community partners, and extended community members. Specific workshops, prioritized based on the university’s needs, are offered each year. Cornell University’s Inclusive Excellence Academy offers programs and expertise designed to develop an inclusive educational environment and workplace. Our programs incorporate interactive theater and experienced speakers that engage audiences, open eyes, and change minds.