The College of Business Council for Inclusive Excellence was established in the fall of 2005 to encourage, implement and celebrate diversity initiatives, as well as to inspire and enhance an environment of inclusion for all regardless of age, ethnicity, social/economic status, gender, religion or sexual orientation. Specifically, the Council for Inclusive Excellence will develop, recommend, and insure the implementation of strategies and educational activities to uphold the college's commitment to diversity.

Council members are drawn from the ranks of faculty and staff who are engaged in research, teaching and practices that strengthen diversity skills and champion inclusion and equity. 

  • Stress and time management workshops
  • Women's writing group
  • Teaching effectiveness workshop
  • Coffee chats with deans and with the council members
  • WiB collaboration and networking event
  • Self-care reminder images on digital screens 
  • Sporting events to attend as CoB community
Speaker Series

The College of Business Council for Inclusive Excellence hosts panelists and speakers who bring a wealth of experience to a range of topics around one common theme: the reasons for and avenues to creating a healthy, productive and diverse workplace. 

To view previous speaker presentations click here.

Student Council for Inclusive Excellence

The Student Council for Inclusive Excellence has a mission to develop a community for diverse students by holding discussions regarding culture and business world, organizing study groups, bringing students together for social events, and creating opportunities for professional growth. Our goal is to promote diversity and inclusion within the JMU College of Business where all students have access to safe spaces and resources. Our student organization is open to all JMU students.

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