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Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Blvd.
127 Woods Hall
St. Louis MO 63121-4499
Phone: (314) 516-5695
Fax: (314) 516-5673


Deborah J. Burris
Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Chief Diversity Officer

Dorothea Scott
Compliance Manager, Equal Opportunity Programs

Whitley Abell
Administrative Assistant


Our Mission

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) supports the teaching, research and service missions of the University of Missouri-St. Louis by providing services to the campus community which will ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local equal opportunity laws and regulations and promote campus diversity.


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