Mission, Vision, Values

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Mission

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion advances academic excellence by increasing and advocating for campus diversity and inclusion. The Office undertakes initiatives aimed at the recruitment, retention, and success of underrepresented students, faculty, and staff, by working with academic units, community partners, and national organizations and institutions.

Vision

To be the nation’s premier leader and model for the institutional integration of excellence through diversity in higher education for the 21st century.

Values

We are committed to these primary values:

  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Social Justice and Equity
  • Respect and Civility
  • Leadership and Partnerships