Equity Initiatives

The UMKC Libraries embrace diversity and are committed to our core campus values of learning, diversity, integrity, accountability, respect, and collaboration.

DEI committee members standing together on stairway

Libraries' Equity Committee

Leads the Libraries' anti-racism and anti-oppression efforts, as well as coordinates information for the Inclusive Excellence Plan. (established May 2018)

Student reading a book

Reading List

List of resources for faculty, staff, and students intended to improve understanding, spark dialogue, and address societal challenges. (updated annually)

Bonnie Postlethwaite at podium

Postlethwaite Possibilities Fund

Give to the Postlethwaite Possibilities Fund, a strategic funding source intended to advance UMKC University Libraries' diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.

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Case dimensions: 5’ long x 30” wide x 9” high sitting atop 3’ legs

Glass exhibit table


The First Floor Gallery is located just inside the main entrance of the Miller Nichols Library.

Wall with exhibit content

Conference Room 325

Located on the Third Floor of Miller Nichols Library. For access, enter the library at the north ground floor entrance or the west first floor entrance. Then take the stairs or the elevator to the third floor..

Map of third floor of Miller Nichols Library
The fourth floor of Miller Nichols Library is closed for renovation until Fall 2025.
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