Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

The Division of the Humanities commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

Our Mission

Through the lens of Diversity & Inclusion, our mission is to foster an inclusive community where students, faculty and staff feel supported, appreciated, and welcomed.

Our Vision

Together, we will continue to evaluate divisional needs that prioritize matters of social justice and equality while inspiring individuals to make positive change within their own lives and the greater humanity.

What We Value

We encourage intellectual inquiry that reinforces the essence of human values and celebrates the languages, arts, music, philosophy, linguistics, and civilizations of our shared division’s community.

The University of Chicago's Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

The university's Diversity and Inclusion website highlights efforts being made across all branches of the university to promote inclusion and diversity amongst members of the university and Hyde Park communities. You will find links to information regarding diversity in academics, student groups and resources, community inclusion, and diversity in the workplace, along with information about current initiatives on campus.

Humanities D&I Pillars

Learn more about our work

Humanities Graduate Students Are Pivotal to the Success of Transcending Boundaries Symposium

Since elementary school, Rachel Chery has been a leader in diversity work. This spring, the Humanities Division doctoral candidate in Music spearheaded the virtual Transcending Boundaries Fourth Annual Research Symposium, April 8–9, with the theme of Disruption and Discovery Preparing for a New Generation of Scholars. Read more >>

Meet the Staff: Loreal E. Robertson

This job is an inaugural position for the division. I have the opportunity, with the help of students and colleagues, to create the foundation of what this role becomes in the future. Read more >>

Contact Us

Office of the Dean of Students

Contact DEI

Office of the Dean of Students
Loreal E. Robertson
Assistant Dean of Students, Diversity & Inclusion