Belonging, Inclusion and Diversity
The College of Arts and Sciences is firmly committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive community of faculty, students and staff. Diversity is fundamental to the work we do -- from the environment we build, to maintaining and increasing accessibility to our resources. We believe that all individuals should feel that they belong, that they are seen and heard, and that they are cared for. We do all that we can to build an environment that feels inclusive and fosters inclusivity.
Our Values and Goals
Diversity of academic pursuits, cultures, and people is part of the fabric of the Getty College of Arts & Sciences. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment that celebrates diversity within a safe and secure space for analytical and critical thinking, teaching, research, and innovation that fosters a community of global citizens prepared to make important contributions to society.
To accomplish these goals, the Getty College of Arts and Sciences embraces the university’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through the following actions:
• Creating and upholding inclusive and equitable processes and policies
• Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment and retention of students, staff, and faculty
• Supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion across advising, mentoring, and the curriculum so that students from all backgrounds and abilities can succeed