Inclusivity, Diversity & Equity

We welcome and affirm all

The School of Nursing embraces the equity and diversity commitment of the University of Minnesota:

Mission

Leverage the transformative power of equity and diversity to advance excellence in teaching, research and community engagement at the University of Minnesota.

Vision

We envision a University where equity and diversity are:

  1. Integrated into the work and lives of every student, faculty, and staff member.
  2. Recognized as core institutional values, and will inform thinking, policies, and practices throughout the University.
  3. Inherently intertwined with academic excellence and the development of leaders for a globally inclusive society.

Black Lives Matter Resources

School of Nursing Resources

University of Minnesota Resources

External resources

Contact Us

Barbara Peterson
Director, Inclusivity, Diversity & Equity

Nasra Giama
Assistant Director, Inclusivity, Diversity & Equity


Interested in getting involved?
Students, staff, faculty, and other members of our community are welcome to join the School of Nursing Inclusivity, Diversity, and Equity Committee. If you are interested, please contact the chair Zoe Marquis-Kelly at zmarquis@umn.edu.

2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award

School received 2019 Excellence in Diversity award.