The University of Notre Dame promotes a spirit of diversity and inclusion through academic inquiry, and programs and opportunities that reflect our foundational belief in the dignity of all men and women.

We invite you to explore the stories and activities that bring life to this important aspect of Notre Dame.


Terrence Floyd looks to future with hope

Nelisha Silva

Terrence Floyd, brother of the late George Floyd and founder of the nonprofit We Are Floyd, discussed the fight for racial justice and his hopes for the future of America in a conversation with student body president Allan Njomo on Wednesday evening. The event was hosted by and part of Notre Dame student government’s department of diversity and inclusion and the...

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Cool Courses: Three Classes Explore Gender through Lenses of English, History, and Gender Studies

Hailey Oppenlander

Throughout different departments at the University of Notre Dame, faculty and students are engaging in conversations about utilizing feminist methods of study, analyzing how gender affects their discipline, and recognizing female scholars and historical figures who are sometimes overlooked. Check out three courses offered this semester that explore gender through the lenses of English, history, and gender studies.…

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Eve Kelly joins Human Resources as diversity and inclusion program manager

Office of Human Resources

Eve Kelly has been appointed as the University of Notre Dame’s first diversity and inclusion program manager, assisting Eric Love, director of staff diversity and inclusion. She began the position on Aug. 16. Kelly’s responsibilities include assisting Love with diversity and inclusion initiatives — such as the Diversity Speaker Series and Discussions, Employee Resource Groups, Diversity Education Volunteers and Diversity...

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Think. Pair. Share.: Dr. Luis Fraga Speaks on Podcast about the Transformative Nature of a Catholic Education

Oliver Ortega

ILS Director Dr. Luis Fraga, the Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Political Science, recently appeared on the podcast Think. Pair. Share. to discuss the transformative nature of a Catholic Education. Hosted by Notre Dame's Institute for Educational Initiatives, Think.Pair.Share. describes itself as exploring "learning--from the everyday exchange of thoughts and ideas--to the theories and practices behind entire systems."…

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University Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

Sacred Heart Jesus

"In our commitment to diversity, we hope to reflect a global Church that is richly diverse ethnically and culturally, yet bound together in a family extending across the whole of the earth."

– Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President

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A Message from Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. regarding Notre Dame Board of Trustees’ Task Force Report on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

president.nd.edu

    Nearly a year ago I wrote a letter to the Notre Dame community announcing the creation of a Trustee Task Force on diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Task Force was appointed by the Chair of our Board, Jack Brennan, with my encouragement and full support. It was chaired by Byron Spruell, a member of the Board, and it included accomplished leaders from...

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Spirit of Inclusion

"Consciously create an environment of mutual respect, hospitality and warmth in which none are strangers and all may flourish."

– Notre Dame Spirit of Inclusion Statement

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