Programs and Initiatives

The five goals and objectives outlined in the Embracing Inclusive Excellence: Five Year Plan for Strengthening Campus Diversity are a campus-wide effort, from support from campus administrators to faculty committees. Areas of effort include recruitment and retention; curricular and cocurricular development; international diversity and cross-cultural interactions; campus climate and resource development.

Progress Highlights

Highlights of our progress to date include:

Established the Carole Isaak ALANA Student Scholarship

Extended College benefits to domestic benefits

Organized International Fest, an annual fall showcase

Established a Living Learning Community called GEMS (Growing to Empower a Multicultural Society)

Held a Community Forum with President Emeritus Ted Long in March 2011

Created the Momentum Program with a $100,000 Walmart grant

New Student Orientation highlights global citizenship and study abroad