A Place Where Everyone can Learn, Work, and Live

There's no more important task than creating a place where all are welcome to learn, work, and livewithout fear of racial violence or any other form of oppression.

IUP leadership is committed to taking action and creating meaningful change that makes IUP better for everyone. But everyone in the IUP community has a role to play. Use this site to find out what IUP is doing on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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When concerning incidents happen, let us know. Report identity-based bias or discrimination; sexual misconduct; student conduct; academic integrity issues; students in crisis; and other incidents of concern.

How we respond to incidents of hate and bias.

News from around Campus

Crimson Scholars Circle Students Brainstorm Organization Ideas

Every Thursday, you can find the Crimson Scholars Circle students in Elkin Hall’s Great Room, connecting with their peers and mentors, learning about new information, and working together to creatively problem solve. 

MCSLE Meet-Ups Welcome Student Group Sponsors

The Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement manages the Meet-Ups, which take place every Friday from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. in the Folger Student Center. This is an excellent opportunity to share information about your group, meet new students, and support fun activities at IUP. 

Diversity in the Workplace Alumni Panel

IUP alumni will discuss diversity in the workplace. Brought to you by the IUP: Career and Professional Development Center, Alumni and Friends, Athletics, and MSCLE.

Hip-Hop Culture and Social Responsibility in the Age of COVID

Ralph E. Godbolt will present on the history and impact of hip-hop culture on social justice movements within the United States and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on African American and Hispanic Communities. The presentation will be given via Zoom, on October 21, 2021, from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

National Coming Out Week Recognized in Flag Ceremony and Queer Conversations

Check out two events celebrating National Coming Out Week.

Silent Witness Display

A silent witness is a silhouette that bears the name and true story of an adult or child that was killed by domestic violence. We must commit to be their voices now that they can no longer speak for themselves.

Escalation: A Powerful Film Recognizing the Signs of Dating Violence

Join the Haven Project and Delta Zeta for the viewing of the short film, Escalation. Learn about the warning signs of unhealthy and dangerous relationships and what you can do about them.

The Power of Dialogue

Anthropology students participate in a conflict resolution program in collaboration with Georgetown University, Colombia University, and Radford University.

Domestic and Dating Violence in College

The Haven Project and Alpha Gamma Delta invite you to a presentation on intimate partner violence in college. Join us to learn more about domestic and dating violence in college relationships, tips for safety planning, and how to support a friend who may be experiencing intimate partner violence.

Anthropology and Better Policing

Abigail Adams' partnership with Indiana Borough Police featured in Police Chief Magazine.


Making Change at IUP

IUP has renewed its efforts to address issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. It's uncomfortable and messy at times. We don't always get it right. But we are building on our successes and learning from our mistakes. You'll see a few of our efforts below. See the full list at Initiatives: Making Change at IUP.


Training and education for employees and students. Mandatory online training for faculty and staff occurs annually.


Programming on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion to engage our learning community.

Nurturing and Retaining Students

Inclusive recruitment and retention initiatives from across the university.