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Mission Statement

UK Information Technology Services (UK ITS), in conjunction with the University of Kentucky’s Office of the EVPFA is committed to increasing diversity, recruiting skilled employees, and increasing employee retention through professional development opportunities across the department. Through our mission, we aim to be a workplace of diversity and inclusion.

Putting Our Commitment into Action

UK ITS continues to build upon our mission of becoming a diverse and inclusive workforce through the following initiatives: 

  • Offering opportunities for UK ITS employees to be better educated on topics around diversity and inclusivity 
  • Investing in professional development and training opportunities to create skilled employees 
  • Creating a diverse pipeline of potential employees by engaging with K-12 schools to promote careers in IT via hands-on experience and sharing of knowledge 
  • Expanding pathways for students of all backgrounds to gain experience in IT careers through student employment and internships