Honoring Dr. Herman C. Hudson’s 100th Birthday

As one of the first African American leaders at Indiana University, few individuals have made a more powerful impact on the institution’s academic environment than Hudson.

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Asian American Pacific Islander Month

Nationally observed in May, Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM) is celebrated in April at Indiana University to allow the entire community to take part in various activities before the semester ends.

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Diversity by the Numbers

See firsthand the progress that OVPDEMA has made at Indiana University in our 2021-22 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.

Anti-Racist Dashboard

The Anti-Racist Agenda and EAB 360 Degree Student Audit Dashboard displays the results of all four phases organized by campus. Data included in this dashboard is meant to 1) advance the IU Anti-Racists Agenda and 2) measure success and identify gaps in equity across IU’s student-facing operations.

The Indiana University Bloomington Old Crescent is pictured from the air on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. Pictured buildings include the IU Student Building, left, and the Indiana Memorial Union, tower at top right.

Acknowledging Native Space

Indiana University wishes to acknowledge and honor the indigenous communities native to this region, and recognize that Indiana University – Bloomington was built on indigenous homelands and resources. Indiana University recognizes the Miami, Delaware, Potawatomi, and Shawnee people as past, present, and future caretakers of this land. We are proud to support Native students in their pursuit of community and success at Indiana University.

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Excelling in Diversity

The 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Awardees have been announced! The IU Bloomington and IUPUI campuses received the award, as they have a number of times before. It is the only national award honoring U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion through their innovative programs and outreach; hiring practices for faculty and staff; and student recruitment, retention, and completion. In addition, for the fourth year, IU Bloomington has also been named a Diversity Champion, INSIGHT Into Diversity’s highest distinction.

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A Welcoming Campus

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 2022 list of top LBGTQ-friendly colleges, an accolade the campus received for the ninth time.

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Kevin Phan

"For this research study, I’m looking at LGBTQ+ and Asian American men and the intersectionality between those two."


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María González-Díaz

"If you come from Latinx backgrounds and feel lost or whatever, you can go there [La Casa] to reclaim yourself and find people with whom you can relate."

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Johnnie Allen Jr.

"A lot of what I’ll be doing there is programming, specifically awareness of certain illnesses or health topics, and different things concerning different people like Black, Asian and Pacific Islander people, or LGBTQ+."

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Mark Jallayu, IU Southeast Student Government Association President

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