What is Diversity?

What we mean by Diversity

  • We define diversity as the support of individuals from all groups in our community.

  • Diversity is the exploration of differences in a safe, welcoming and nurturing academic environment.

  • The educational benefits of diverse learning environments include: Fostering civic learning, engagement and preparation to live in complex global settings.

Kickball“Diversity” encompasses the various characteristics of persons in our community. The characteristics can include, but are not limited to: age, background, citizenship, disability, education, ethnicity, family status, gender, gender identity/expression, geographical location, language, military experience, political views, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and work experience.