Center for Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education (CDIHE)

Consultation Services

CDIHE affiliate faculty and staff are available to work with higher education affiliated institutions, departments, and programs on research and assessment initiatives related to diversity and inclusion. We take local, national, and international clients and can engage in both in-person and virtual work. Consultation arrangements are made on a case-by-case basis, as we aim to cater our services to the unique needs of each client. Below is a list of sample CDIHE consultation services:

  • Using quantitative and qualitative methods to better understand aspects of campus climate and institutional culture

  • Designing program assessment processes and related tools

  • Conducting academic or co-curricular program audit/evaluation

  • Conducting needs assessments and making recommendations

  • Leading strategic planning processes regarding diversity and inclusion initiatives

If you are interested in learning more about CDIHE consultation services, please fill out our online Consulting Interest Form. Once submitted, our staff will take a look through your inquiry and contact you to set up an initial conversation.

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Note: If you are a University of Maryland community member interested in workshops/trainings related to diversity and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and UMD partners, please reach out to UMD’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.