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Diversity Week 2019

Join us September 15 - 21 for Diversity Week! An annual, week-long event sponsored by the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The events occurring during the week provide opportunities for individuals to come together in unity to celebrate the rich diversity of our University community.

Learn more about Diversity Week

Current Diversity Initiatives

LGBTQ Initiatives

The LGBTQ+ Center has been created to offer support in developing and delivering inclusive programming and outreach initiatives to for WVU students, faculty and staff.

Neil S. Bucklew Award

This award is named in honor of WVU's twenty-first President Neil S. Bucklew. In 1986, he initiated the Social Justice Program, a forerunner to the recently restructured Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Chancellor's Scholars

The Chancellor’s Scholars Program (CSP) is a centerpiece of West Virginia University’s efforts to increase the recruitment and retention of underrepresented groups as doctoral students.

M.A.L.E - Men Achieving Through Leadership and Engagement

M.A.L.E. is a support initiative for WVU men of color.

Colloquium XVII

The Colloquium for Aspiring Underrepresented Doctoral Candidates is designed to promote graduate education at West Virginia University to prospective and current minority graduate students, in particular, from the immediate Appalachian region.

Multicultural Graduation Celebration

The West Virginia University Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion presents the Multicultural Graduation Celebration, a multicultural graduate ceremony that recognizes African, African American, Latinx, and Native American students through cultural traditions.