Mission and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement

Mission Statement

The Department of Earth Sciences is committed to the integration of teaching, the advancement of knowledge, and public service in an inclusive and accessible environment. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Earth Sciences

Our diversity, equity and inclusion  core values are to create a supportive and accessible environment for education and scientific discovery in the Earth Sciences. Inclusion is essential to support the well-being of our students. Faculty and staff are committed to supporting students to achieve their academic and professional goals, while being respectful and welcoming of each student’s cultural identity, background, and life experiences. We are committed to removing barriers and empowering students through a holistic educational experience.