Office of Equity and Diversity

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Equity and Diversity is to assist the College in its creation and maintenance of a diverse, inclusive, safe learning and working environment. The Office of Equity & Diversity also works toward diverse representation in the environment with the goal to provide opportunities for each individual's full participation and success in the campus community by fostering a climate of mutual respect through education.

Director Equity & Diversity/Title IX Coordinator 

The Director Equity & Diversity/Title IX Coordinator develops and promotes college-wide initiatives aimed at advancing inclusivity, gender equity, and opportunities for individuals from traditionally under-represented populations by promoting diversity, equity and inclusion as essential elements of the College’s mission. The Director fosters accountability for the successful recruitment and retention of students, faculty and staff from diverse and under-represented groups. The Director Equity & Diversity/Title IX Coordinator ensures that college policies and programs are in compliance with federal and state regulatory agencies. The Director Equity Diversity/Title IX Coordinator also serves as the college’s Ombudsman, and the Section 504 Coordinator.

Araiña Muñiz,
Director Equity & Diversity/ Title IX Coordinator, 
Room 112 Lake Hall

9501 S. Hwy 441
Leesburg, Florida, 34788-8741
PH: 352 365 3592



Pro 2.21: Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Misconduct


Other Relevant Board Rules and Procedures


Federal and State Mandates​


Anonymous Reporting Form

Please complete our online Anonymous Reporting Form if you observe concerning or threatening behavior that suggests harm to LSSC students, staff, or visitors, and you do not wish to submit an Incident Report or an Instructor Progress Survey in Starfish.


Faculty, Staff, & Student Training Opportunities

Visit the Professional Development Center (PDC) page to learn about upcoming professional development trainings and workshops.


Lake Sumter State College Reports