THE UNIT: The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) consists of six staff members, including five professional staff and one program assistant. OMA provides services and programs that support and enhance the collegiate experience for students of color. Through advising, advocacy, and outreach, OMA is dedicated to leading initiatives that create an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus community. Learn more about our office at www.uwec.edu/multicultural/.
UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.
The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.