Fielding Graduate University is dedicated to providing a first-class graduate education where multiple approaches and points of view are valued and acted upon. We know that diversity, equity and inclusion drive innovative research and teaching that prepares scholar-practitioners to be agents of change, bringing to life our motto to “change the world, start with yours”.
Vision and Mission:
As the institutional lead in strategic diversity systems change, The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, through collaborative efforts will integrate principles of inclusive excellence into all aspects of the university to become a globally recognized equity serving institution leading change for a more just and sustainable world.
Statement on Diversity:
Improving diversity, equity and inclusion is an active process that requires continuous commitment to promote collaborative learning and change through attracting, retaining, graduating, and honoring a more diverse population of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community friends. Social and ecological justice is part of our explicit commitment to understanding, analyzing, and acting to reduce inequality, oppression, and social stratification, recognizing the linkages between economic, social, racial and ecological justice. The university strives to ensure that DEI is embodied in all academic programs including course content, faculty, staff and student performance, assessment, and accountability. We challenge our community to think boldly and take specific actions that are realistic and measurable.
As an institution committed to social and ecological justice, the Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion stands in strong alignment with the stated values of Fielding Graduate University.