See firsthand the progress that OVPDEMA has made at Indiana University in our 2017-2018 annual report. Explore the story of diversity and inclusion at IU through university-wide data, executive summaries and the stories of the students, faculty, and staff making a difference on all of our campuses.
During Native American Heritage Month, we highlight the stories of indigenous communities with a focus on contemporary narratives. Join the First Nations Educational and Cultural Center and other community organizations to celebrate the cultural traditions of Native American communities and explore the contemporary issues indigenous communities face. Celebrate with us throughout the month of November.Learn More
This January, join members of the IU and Bloomington communities to celebrate the living legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 2019 Leadership Breakfast. This year's breakfast will feature keynote speaker Tamika Catchings, an Olympic medal-winning former basketball player, philanthropist, and Indianapolis small business owner.RSVP Today
Indiana University engaged independent consulting firm Halualani & Associates to conduct diversity assessments for each of IU’s campuses. Along with graduation and retention reports, the firm made recommendations for subsequent action steps each campus as IU continues to strive for inclusive excellence.
Campus Pride, a national nonprofit network of student leaders and campus groups devoted to improving college life for lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, and queer students across the U.S., named IU Bloomington in its 2018 list of top LBGTQ-friendly colleges, an accolade the campus received for the sixth time.Read more about the ranking
Indiana University Bloomington and IUPUI have once again received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.Read more about the award
We invite university and community members to explore our inclusive campus environments tool kit, an assembly of resources and services designed to educate and support in developing and sustaining living, learning, and working environments that are welcoming and inclusive for all.
Gabriel Escobedo, Graduate Assistant at La Casa Latino Cultural Center
“Immediately, the directors treated me like family. I felt like they were my aunts.”Read Gabriel’s story
Grace Shen, 2016 IU Bloomington Commencement Speaker
“When you do start the conversation, you learn a lot from each other.”Read Grace’s story
Alaina Roberts, Ph.D recipient
“I found out that there had not really been much research done on that at all and so, I wanted to tell the story of my ancestors and other people like them.”Read Alaina's story
Diversity and multiculturalism show the true strength of a campus. In order to tackle broader issues facing us, we must bring together and reconcile our differences, and tap into the wealth of our diversity.Mark Jallayu, IU Southeast Student Government Association President