Grand opening held for office of justice, inclusion, diversity and equity at WIU


MACOMB, Illinois (NEWS3) – A grand opening was held on Wednesday for the newly formed Office Of Justice, Inclusion, Diversity And Equity in the University Union.

The office is responsible for strengthening and advancing the university’s commitment to being a just, inclusive, diverse and equitable institution, according to WIU.

The director will report to the president and senior leadership team on the status of the office’s initiatives. 

The office will also create and deliver educational workshops, programming, training and tools in reference to justice, inclusion, diversity and equity.

Carl Ervin was named interim director of the office in August 2022.

For more information on the office, go to

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