The Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research at Indiana University of Pennsylvania is an interdisciplinary, campus-wide body that serves as a resource for information about, and advocacy on issues related to diversity and equity at IUP. In addition, FDI contributes to the increase of retention and persistence through intentional programming and activity designed to foster community and academic success from first-year students to graduate scholars.

The Institute at IUP is a member of the Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative, which is present across 14 campuses in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and seeks to support the growth, development, and success of students and faculty throughout the state.

Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellowship
Along the road to becoming a university professor, gain the teaching experience that could set you apart from the crowd. Applications now being accepted!