Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is grounded in our aspiration to cultivate intellectual rigor and curiosity among our students and to prepare them to thrive in and contribute to a globally diverse, complex, and interconnected world.
The College values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Working hand in hand, a group of faculty and students in the College known as the Kovener Fellows are designing new strategies to make classrooms more welcoming and supportive for all students.
The College of Arts and Sciences would like to be informed about bias incidents, harassment, or similar issues that impact the well-being of our community. Faculty in the core College may use our College Accountability Form to report their concerns.
Taking place in January 2021, this Food for Thought features Professors Michelle Moyd, Amrita Chakrabarti Myers, and Maisha Wester, who discussed the United States’ multidimensional histories of ongoing racist violence, injustice, and economic disparities, and the role of the liberal arts.
Calling it a bold and critical step, Indiana University President Pamela Whitten has announced a $30 million fund to accelerate IU's efforts to hire a more diverse mix of faculty, including researchers. The seven-year Presidential Diversity Hiring Initiative will focus on hiring from groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education, with the ambition of increasing their representation among faculty.