Office of Equity and Inclusion

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Office of Equity and Inclusion

The Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) values the educational experiences of all students, faculty, and staff at Marywood University. We are committed to providing a safe environment free from bias, harassment, and discrimination. The office strives toward inclusive excellence by providing educational programs and training, advancing recruitment initiatives, and engaging the community in topics about race, discrimination, and social justice.

Title IX and Discrimination complaints are handed by OEI. Campus community members are obligated to report incidents of discrimination to the Title IX Coordinator.

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    Our Mission

    The mission of the Office of Institutional Equity and Inclusion is to create a safe environment for students, faculty, and staff free from bias, discrimination, and prejudice while also educating and preparing tomorrow’s leaders to thrive in a global society.

    Marywood's Strategic Plan Goal #4

    Marywood is committed to diversity and inclusion as outlined in Strategic Goal #4:

    Diversity: Marywood University will create a culturally diverse and global educational experience to educate undergraduate and graduate students to live responsibly in a diverse and interdependent world.

         A. Increase the number of culturally diverse students, faculty, and staff.

         B. Create a culture that strengthens inter-cultural competencies through dialogue, experiences, programming, and mutual understating.

         C. Expand current infrastructure to better support the academic and social needs of non-traditional, diverse, and international students.

    Marywood University, in accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities, including admission, or with respect to employment.