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Extension Diversity Resources

The Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility through our education, recruitment, and retention efforts. This page includes the resources and information needed to enhance outreach and inclusion efforts for staff and clientele.

[It] is our responsibility to honor our values that aim to ensure we are a welcoming and inclusive campus for everyone who seeks to find a home here.

Dr. Eli Capilouto University of Kentucky President

Director of Workforce & Equity Initiatives

Dr. Mark Mains (he/him) has been with the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service for over 25 years. He is the Director of Workforce Development and Equity Initiatives under the Department of Program & Staff Development. Please contact him for additional information.



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Contact Information

Dr. Mia Farrell, Ed.D.
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

S101A Ag. Science Center North Lexington, KY 40546-0091

+1 (859) 218-4800