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Florida Poly Expands Support for Minorities on Campus


Last updated 8/26/2020 at 8:02pm

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Rick Maxey (left) talks with Florida Polytechnic University Police Chief Richard Holland during the groundbreaking for the University's Applied Research Center in September 2019. Maxey will assume the title of assistant vice president for the new Office of Diversity and Inclusion created at Florida Poly.

Florida Polytechnic University is starting the academic year with a strong commitment to an environment of respect, support, and adequate representation of minorities on campus. The University created the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to play a critical role in supporting students and employees of all races, ethnicities, genders, faiths, sexual orientations, and cultural backgrounds.

"We highly value diversity as an academic institution and it is important that all of our efforts reflect that," said Dr. Randy K. Avent, president of Florida Poly. "This new office will help our Universit...

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