Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

The Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) and its Board of Directors recognizes, values, and celebrates diversity of persons and experiences in its mission to certify and uphold research administration standards to advance the profession. RACC is committed to promoting a culture of integrity, competency, and inclusion. Every person meeting RACC’s minimum qualifications has a right to take a certification exam or recertify their credential, without regard to gender, race, ethnicity, age, religion, social class, sexual orientation, ability, personality, or background. Each RACC certificate holder has a right to fair and respectful treatment, equal access to RACC resources, and equitable opportunities to contribute to RACC’s success.