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Equity and Inclusion

The Office of the Provost is committed to helping build a diverse, equitable, and truly inclusive environment for the entire Northwestern community so that we are all able to do our best work.

150 Years of Women

Fall 2019 marks 150 years since women were admitted to Northwestern. This academic year, we celebrate our catalysts, past, present and future--individuals who take risks, chart their own course and inspire change. Learn more.

Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

As a community we strive to make our campus diverse and inclusive along many dimensions. To attain this goal, we collaborate with key stakeholders within and outside of Northwestern, and partner with representatives from every unit who represent and understand the perspectives and values of our community members. Learn more.

Faculty Diversity and Excellence

The Office of the Provost has many initiatives designed to promote diversity, equity and inclusion among our faculty. Learn more.

Initiatives for Women Faculty

Increasing support for our women and women-identified faculty is a key priority of the Office of the Provost. Learn more about our women faculty initiatives and programs here.

Native American Inclusion

Northwestern is committed to enhancing inclusion of Native Americans in the University community. Learn more about the ongoing work of our Office and many individuals across campus and in our community.