Initiatives range from the introduction of a campus climate survey to changes in hiring procedures, the composition of the President’s Cabinet, and resources for the U of R Board of Trustees.
The University is introducing ongoing diversity and inclusion training for students, staff, administrators, and faculty.
Campus Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) serves as a catalyst to the campus community on matters related to diversity and programming.
Students in the Race and Ethnic Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences study the complex and often challenging issues of race, ethnicity, and racism from an interdisciplinary perspective. Learn more
Native Student Programs provide a safe, supportive environment for Native students. Learn more
U of R’s First-Generation Student Programs include a special summer program for entering College students, peer mentorship, and a book lending program. Learn more
As part of the Forever Yours campaign, U of R has raised over $112.8 million for scholarship support, exceeding its $100 million goal in this area. A significant portion of these funds provide scholarships and financial aid for first-generation students and members of underrepresented groups.Support the Scholarship Promise
The University of Redlands has launched a First-Generation Reception to welcome students who are the first in their families to go to college.
In addition to the programs above, the College’s Clubs and Organizations include the Asian Student Association, Association of Latino Professionals for America, Black Student Union, Native American Student Union, and Middle Eastern Student Association, as well as inclusive Greek life.Report a concern via Ethicspoint
The University’s current work in diversity, equity, and inclusion builds on past decades, in which the U of R student body has become more representative of the state, the President’s Cabinet has become more diverse, and financial aid has increased to support a higher number of high-financial-need, first-generation, and underrepresented students.View inforgraphics
The Diverse Learning Environments Survey, developed at UCLA and used by institutions across the nation, will measure the campus climate for diversity and inclusion.
Assuming his position mere weeks before the University of Redlands campuses closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in March, Senior Diversity and Inclusion Officer Christopher Jones, J.D., has had to acquaint himself with much of the University community virtually.
“We were impressed by the range of excellent proposals we received,” says Senior Diversity and Inclusion Officer Christopher Jones, J.D.