Inclusive Excellence is a UW System planning process. UW-Stout is committed to this process to cultivate an environment that fosters and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and accountability at every level of university life. We value the presence and participation of diverse individuals and groups. We are engaged in creating learning environments in which students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds can thrive and fulfill their academic, personal, and professional potential in a diverse nation and world.  The UW System is inclusive of diversity in the areas including, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Age
  • Ancestry
  • Arrest or conviction record
  • Color
  • Gender identity or expression
  • Genetic testing
  • Marital status
  • Sexual orientation
  • Veterans' status or military membership
  • Mental disability
  • National origin
  • Physical disability
  • Political affiliation
  • Pregnancy
  • Race
  • Religion or creed
  • Use or nonuse of lawful products off the employer's premises during nonworking hours