The University: A comprehensive regional university nestled on the shores of Lake Superior, the University of Minnesota Duluth provides over 11,000 students with a world-class education. Established in 1895, UMD has a long tradition of excellence in teaching and learning and a reputation of a welcoming campus environment. The UMD campus consists of more than 50 buildings on 244 acres overlooking Lake Superior. Since the year 2000, UMD has enjoyed unprecedented growth, adding 8 new buildings. With over 100 majors, minors, graduate and doctoral programs, UMD is proud of its students and faculty who continue to receive national and international acclaim for their outstanding work. UMD is an inclusive institution welcoming of diversity and conscious of the need for equity. Goal 2 specifically addresses cultural competence. The University boasts of a Multicultural Center, an office for International Programs and Services, and mentoring programs for students, staff and faculty of color. The UMD home page can be found at http://www.d.umn.edu/.