Equity and Inclusion
To strengthen our Northwestern community, these groups work to honor individuals of exceptional accomplishment and challenge us to examine and improve our own campus climate and culture.
University Diversity Council
The Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion chairs the University Diversity Council (UDC). This Council continues the work of the former Faculty Diversity Committee, but with a broader scope to address a wide range of diversity and inclusion-related issues across the entire university.
Provost's Advisory Council on Women Faculty
The Provost’s Advisory Council on Women Faculty works to support women and women-identified faculty through strengthening community, highlighting outstanding scholarship, creative work, and teaching, and fostering opportunities for even greater career success.
Native American Leadership Council
The Native American Leadership Council, comprised of Native American community leaders, provides valuable insight and counsel for our Native American Inclusion initiatives. Learn more about Native American Inclusion initiatives and the composition of the Leadership Council.
John Evans Study Committee
Established by the Provost in 2013, this committee will review and report on the history of John Evans, one of the founders of Northwestern University. Learn more .