Diversity — a thought, not an afterthought; an action, not a reaction.
MissionThe mission of the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is to educate, advocate, engage and empower the IUPUI community by cultivating partnerships and resources to create and sustain an environment that is inclusive, equitable and diverse.
VisionThe vision of the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is to be the IUPUI resource that ensures the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion are embedded in the framework of everything we do and celebrated throughout the campus community.
GoalsThe goals of the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) are to identify campus-specific goals, action strategies, and measurable objectives addressing each of four dimensions of diversity and equity.
Native Acknowledgment: A Best Practice for Using Spaces at IUPUI
In keeping with its commitment to advance social justice and equity, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis endorses Native acknowledgment as a best practice for event organizers using space within the school.
IUPUI is a 6X HEED Award Winner!
The Insight Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Offices and Centers
The Multicultural Center exists to provide a voice for equity by connecting students across identities through self-discovery and dialogue. Our vision is to transform IUPUI by empowering students to advance social change. The MC provides an array of programs and services to enhance the value of diversity at IUPUI and the surrounding community.
Former NFL Player Wade Davis is a thought leader, public speaker, and consultant on gender, race, and orientation equality. He is the NFL’s first LGBT inclusion consultant and currently consults for numerous professional sports leagues on issues of intersection sexism, racism and homophobia. Wade creates league-wide inclusive leadership strategies, leads inclusion-training sessions for coaches and players, and builds and launches national engagement initiatives.