University Diversity Statement

We Acknowledge

  • the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community.
  • the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here.
  • that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.

We Aspire

  • to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community.
  • to increase the diversity of all parts of our university community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts.
  • to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.

We Act

  • to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity.
  • to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here.
  • to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.