We believe in creating and maintaining a culture that embraces and appreciates the strength and value of differences in gender, race, ethnicity, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, philosophy, disability and sexual orientation.

​Goals & Initiatives
  • ​Create and maintain a culture that integrates and advances diversity throughout all levels of the school - from people, initiatives and ideas to policies, curriculum and beyond
  • Become a national higher education leader in embracing and supporting a diverse, open and inclusive environment
  • Ensure that all members of our community are able to achieve their full professional and academic potential
  • Emphasize diversity when recruiting faculty, staff and students
  • Develop agreements with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) through the Dual Degree program​
  • Invite visiting scholars from underrepresented groups
  • Support student organizations' diversity initiatives​​​​​​​​​​