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Diversity and Inclusion at Ball State

We Value the Intrinsic Worth of All Community Members

At Ball State, we celebrate diversity and inclusion as part of our community and culture. That means we expect everyone to participate in and contribute to the collegial environment we’ve created.

As we say in our Official Statement on the Importance of Diversity and Inclusion:

“Ball State University aspires to be a university that attracts and retains a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Ball State is committed to ensuring that all members of the campus community are welcome through our practice of valuing the varied experiences and worldviews of those we serve. We promote a culture of respect and civil discourse as evident in our Beneficence Pledge.”

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Notes on respectful discourse and an inclusive, diverse campus

In light of a number of national events, students, faculty and staff members may have questions about how those incidents affect Ball State University. We are committed to promoting a safe and culturally diverse community, built upon respect.

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