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A promise to who we include and how they succeed

Inclusive Excellence

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Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Perspective

Arizona State University is deeply committed to positioning itself as the New American University by enabling academic excellence, accessibility, and impact in communities around the world.

These intentions require our faculty and staff to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, so that our students learn from the broadest perspectives, and engage with the most inclusive solutions possible.

We recognize that race and gender have historically have been measures of diversity in higher education. However, at Arizona State University we are committed to all ethnic, intellectual, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds; accounting for diverse perspectives and identities that include but are not limited to religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability.

The ASU Charter

"ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed..." — ASU Charter

Look inside the blueprint for a New American University, a catalyst for social transformation, entrepreneurship and research that addresses society’s biggest challenges.

ASU charter and goals

Faculty development opportunities

Arizona State University has obtained an Institutional Membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community for faculty members, postdocs and graduate students. To join, visit the link below, select "Arizona State University" from the list of member institutions and then click the "Activate My Membership" button to claim your membership.

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