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Vision

Inspire a sense of belonging for students and stakeholders using inclusive and innovative practices to elevate the human experience by developing culturally informed community leaders.

Mission

Transform leaders through strategic initiatives and programming that integrates models of excellence in cutting edge research, service, and business education.

Definitions

  • Diversity (n): The visible and invisible characteristics and experiences that make people different. Everyone is diverse.
  • Equity (v): Identifying and addressing imbalances and barriers that inhibit group and individual full engagement and success.
  • Inclusion (v): The act of ensuring all groups and individuals have equitable access to resources and opportunities. Developing an understanding of unique needs and challenges are critical.
  • Belonging (n): The nexus of diversity, equity and inclusion where all groups and individuals feel welcomed, valued, and are empowered to be active members in the community.