Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity Initiatives

Diversity Goals

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion leads and supports the Bellisario College meeting and exceeding diversity goals Penn State. The University's goals include:

  • Developing a Shared and Inclusive Understanding of Diversity
  • Creating a Welcoming Campus Climate
  • Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Student Body
  • Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Work Force
  • Developing a Curriculum that Fosters U.S. and International Cultural/Competencies
  • Diversifying University Leadership and Management
  • Coordinating Organizational Change to Support our Diversity Goals

Diversity & Inclusion: Accreditation Report

From Fall 2018

A student working on coursework sits behind a computer monitor. The Bellisario College infuses diversity throughout its academic programs, with diversity-related material in many of its required courses and general-education courses that serve the University. Recent graduates indicate that their experience in the Bellisario College has increased their undersanding of the importance of diversity-related issues.

Accreditation Report -- Complete, detailed diversity and inclusiveness information from the Bellisario College's submission to the Accrediting Council on Educaiton in Journalism and Mass Communication site visit team in fall 2018.