The DDEI is charged with developing a University-endorsed inclusive community with service continuity and collaboration as its core. We strive to model inclusive excellence by ensuring our initiatives and services intentionally engage and include the rich diversity of faculty, staff, students, and community partners. We further strive to impact MSU by demonstrating the value of diversity in four critical institutional areas:
- Access, success and equity – Increase access, success, and equity by attracting, retaining, and ensuring the success of all students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
- Learning and development – Enhance and increase learning development through promoting diversity in the formal and informal curricula.
- Campus climate – Enhance and increase the development of a psychological and behavioral climate supportive of all students, faculty, and staff as well as campus stakeholders.
- Institutional leadership and commitment – Enhance and increase institutional leadership, commitment, and integration of policies, practices, and institutional support of Inclusive Excellence as well as cultural consciousness of all university stakeholders.