IU’s Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA) annual report for the 2016-17 academic year features a number of significant milestones related to diversity and inclusion. We invite you to learn more about IU’s student enrollment, retention, and graduation rates in the report.
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 2017 list of top LBGTQ-friendly colleges, an accolade the campus received for the fifth time.Read more about the ranking
INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity-focused magazine in higher education, recently honored the IU Bloomington campus with a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the third year in a row, while the IUPUI campus won a HEED Award for the sixth consecutive year.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