Get Involved Thank you for your interest in the FY16 Diversity Council. The membership application period is now closed. The UTMB Diversity Council assists with the development and implementation of institutional programs and initiatives that support the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our employee, student and patient populations. Members of the FY16 council will work together to: Harness the broad spectrum of ideas, experiences and voices that characterize the UTMB community. Preserve an inclusive and collaborative community that actively promotes and values diversity in its broadest sense. Ensure that best practices in support of diversity and inclusion are woven throughout the institution. The council is open to all faculty, staff and students. Meetings will take place once a month on the Galveston Campus. Please refer to the Diversity Council FAQs to learn more about the council. For questions about the council’s activities or the time commitment involved, contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at firstname.lastname@example.org.