Read A More Inclusive Future: a strategic plan for the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion.

Read the university's announcement on the creation of the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion.

Statement on Human Dignity and Diversity

As a Catholic, Jesuit university, Marquette recognizes and cherishes the dignity of each individual regardless of age, culture, faith, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, language, disability or social class. Precisely because Catholicism at its best seeks to be inclusive, we are open to all who share our mission and seek the truth about God and the world. Through our admissions and employment policies and practices, our curricular and co-curricular offerings, and our welcoming and caring campus environment, Marquette seeks to become a more diverse and inclusive academic community dedicated to the promotion of justice.

Our commitment to a diverse university community helps us to achieve excellence by promoting a culture of learning, appreciation and understanding. Each member of the Marquette community is charged to treat everyone with care and respect and to value and treasure differences. This call to action is integral to the tradition which we share.

University Mission Statement

Campus Climate Study

Dr. William Welburn, Executive Director, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

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Diversity Advisory Committee

University Academic Senate - Committee on Diversity and Equity