Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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    The AIU’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is responsible for the design and implementation of meaningful organization-wide DEI efforts that help shape a healthy and inclusive culture where everyone can grow and thrive.

    The office is led by Michael Jones, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In addition to overseeing and implementing internal AIU initiatives, Mr. Jones also serves school districts and delivers DEI learning opportunities to educators in Allegheny County.

    A committed agent of change, Mr. Jones formerly worked as a senior associate within the Campus and Emerging Talent programs at a major banking corporation, performing recruiting and diversity management activities. Outside of his professional duties, Mr. Jones has served as the Pittsburgh regional co-chair of IMPACT, an employee resource group for promoting the advancement of multi-ethnic/racial employees within the region. He previously held positions in higher education in both enrollment management and career development.