Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Flags of the nations on pedestrian bridge in central campus.

Welcome from Liz Mendez-Shannon, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We invite you to explore how the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences fosters a sense of community through our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .

Please navigate through the tabs on this page to discover how our college is actively promoting an inclusive environment and strives to build a stronger infrastructure for creating a vibrant community.

As a community of learners and educators, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences pledges to:

  • Engage in an anti-racist, transformative process to better understand the roots of racial injustice
  • Initiate and sustain our own growth work around power and privilege
  • Examine and change how our structures perpetuate inequity
  • Hold each other accountable for actions and structures that harm vulnerable members of our community