Help Craft IUP’s Diversity and Inclusion Pledge

Posted on 9/13/2018 11:02:17 AM

Led by the President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion, IUP is developing a commitment statement whereby all members of the IUP community promise to strive to create and maintain an atmosphere of mutual respect and civility.

Your input is essential in shaping this pledge as IUP continues to move toward becoming a more inclusive and welcoming university.

  • Should a pledge include a statement about honesty and truthfulness?
  • Should a pledge include a statement about respect for the rights, differences, and dignity of others?
  • Is there anything that should not be in the pledge?
  • Is there anything that absolutely has to be in the pledge?

Please e-mail your thoughts on the core values and common principles that should be expressed in this pledge, to be adopted by all members of the IUP community, to

Your feedback by September 28, 2018, is greatly appreciated! Thank you!