Welcome to the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We share with you our motivation, our passion, and our drive to reach new heights in diversity and inclusive excellence at Kent State University.

Reimagining the Academy Conference: Register now!

Kent State University, Miami University and Ohio University have joined forces to form a collaborative conference: Reimagining the Academy: Building Communities for Access and Transformational Change. This new alliance will allow the universities to come together for one conference that will share expertise and leverage their strengths. Visit our website to learn more about the collaboration and register today!


2021 Climate Study on Race: Our Voices Count

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosted the public release of the final report on the 2021 Climate Study on Race: Our Voices Count on Wednesday, April 12. All Kent State students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the virtual event. Below is a link to watch the presentation, and the presentation and final report will be added to the Climate Study website soon. 

Watch The Presentation

Diversity Dashboard

Kent State University is committed to being an inclusive and equitable place for all who live, work and study here. The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion created an interactive diversity dashboard that provides a detailed breakdown of our community. 

View our Diversity Dashboard

How You Can Help Our Students

Contribute to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Foundation Funds

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion oversees development funds which are used to support diversity initiatives at Kent State University. Additionally, scholarships are awarded directly from these accounts as an effort to ensure students are given every opportunity to succeed. Please consider contributing today!

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