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.


Empowering Kent State: Valuing The Strength of Diversity Town Hall Series

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, is proud to announce a continuation of last year’s town hall series. Titled "Empowering Kent State: Valuing the Strength of Diversity," this series furthers our dedication to advancing and transforming our community’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. This year, we expand and cover topics such as (dis)ability, critical race theory and intersectionality, and international and immigrant experiences. Use the link below to register for the town halls and small group discussion sessions. 

Register Here


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!

Help a student and make your online gift now

Kent State Together

Community Engaged Learning has organized "Kent State Together," a collection of virtual volunteering opportunities that enable all of us to make a difference while staying safe and healthy. Some opportunities are tailored to Kent State University and the surrounding region and others are more national in scope.

Learn more about Kent State Together