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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at WKU

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at WKU


WKU Diversity Statement

Western Kentucky University is committed to empowering its campus community to embrace diversity by building equitable and inclusive learning, working, and living environments. At the heart of our mission, we seek to provide holistic education and employment experiences that prepare students, faculty, and staff to become effective scholars, contributors, and leaders in our diverse and evolving communities.

 

Intercultural Student Engagement Center
WKU ISEC
Intercultural Student Engagement Center
The Cynthia & George Nichols III Intercultural Student Engagement Center assists with the recruitment, retention, and graduation of underrepresented WKU students. Find us in DSU 2041. Learn more.
WKU Pride Center
WKU Pride Center
WKU Pride Center

The Pride Center supports all LGBTQIA+, questioning, and allied students at WKU. Visit us in DSU 2084. Learn more.

WKU International
WKU International
International Enrollment Management

 

We host a vibrant community of over 1300 international students and scholars from more than 70 countries. Find us in HCIC 3027. Learn more.

Western Kentucky University provides resources to students through several campus units and programs such as those featured above - the Intercultural Student Engagement Center, the Pride Center and International Enrollment Management. Learn at WKU lists academic units, campus offices and departments created specifically to support inclusivity across campus and our diverse student population. Enroll at WKU discusses resources for scholarships and helpful tips when preparing for college. In addition, you can find a direct link to our Admissions website. Enjoy WKU gives a broad overview of student organizations and activities at our local and regional campuses. Graduate from WKU gives current students and alumni information regarding graduate programs and graduate school. Additionally, Graduate from WKU will direct you to learn more online with WKU Alumni. Lastly, Western Kentucky University seeks to increase faculty and staff from underrepresented backgrounds. Work at WKU gives a glimpse into working at WKU while also encouraging visitors to learn more from WKU employment pages.

 

 

 

Western Creed

Western Kentucky University is a community dedicated to learning where ideas are offered, examined, and discussed.


As a member of this community, I have both a personal and shared 
responsibility to participate actively in university life by:


 

Practicing personal and academic integrity

Seeking inclusion by respecting the rights of all persons


Celebrating and embracing diversity


Encouraging freedom of expression


Acting in accordance with basic principles of citizenship


Preserving and appreciating the natural beauty of the campus


Enriching all aspects of life through the educational process and by



Embracing the ideals expressed on the university seal: 
"Life More Life" and "The Spirit Makes the Master",
 by pursuing personal growth and a life of excellence. 

 


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 Last Modified 12/18/20