InclusiveVT: Committed to Ut Prosim (that I may serve) in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence.


As Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity, I am grateful for the amazing opportunity to work at Virginia Tech.  I have found Tech to be a phenomenal institution, deeply committed to Ut Prosim (that I may serve) and committed to change, to sustainable transformation, and to actualizing its potential as a public land-grant institution.  As a land grant, we have an obligation and responsibility to actualize the vision of providing access and education to our country’s most vulnerable populations, and to students with the potential and ability to transform the world through their talents, ideas, and voices. 

We recognize that we cannot meet the mandate of preparing students for service without equiping them with the tools and strategies they will need to work, live, and learn In a diverse and complex world.  Today’s world is a world of many ideas, thoughts, perspectives, backgrounds, experiences, philosophies, and beliefs.  It is a world of individuals with multiple identities – race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender identity, language, and ability.  It is a world where some are privileged to serve and others are in position to be in need of service, services, assistance, and support.  It is a world that needs courageous and compassionate leaders who are committed to Ut Prosim (that I may serve), in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence.  With InclusiveVT and the Principles of Community as our core values, Virginia Tech is preparing leaders for the world.

- Menah Pratt-Clarke


  • New DiversityEdu Online Module being introduced to new incoming here for more
  • Congrats to Dr. Belvee Watford and Linda Greene on receiving the Presidental Principles of Community here for more
  • New InclusiveVT Project 2000 Alumni Initiative here for more

Upcoming Events

2016 AdvanceVT/InclusiveVT Workshop - August 15th - 16th  | Inn at Virginia Tech 9am - 5pm (invite only)

Diversity Planning Summit

2016 Diversity Planning Summit - August 18th 2016  | Inn at Virginia Tech 9am - 5pm  (invite only)

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Students participate in an InclusiveVT workshop in March 2015