Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion supports the mission of Carroll University by providing holistic student support, leading efforts that cultivate a welcoming and inclusive campus community, and creating cross cultural experiences that foster meaningful interactions between individuals of diverse cultures, social identities, perspectives and experiences.

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Multicultural Affairs

Multicultural Affairs is committed to providing services that promote the success and of our diverse student body and programs designed to enrich students' intellectual, ethical and cultural development.

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Global Education

The Office of Global Education offers immigration and cultural support for F-1 international students through intentional advising and globally-focused programming to ensure a holistic university experience.

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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

The Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Committee cultivates an equitable and safe environment through education, awareness and sociocultural programming.

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Pre-College Programs

Helping our current students realize their true potential is at the heart of everything we do. We’re equally committed to younger students interested in learning more about college and providing them with the tools they need to prepare for the next step in their education.

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Health Careers Opportunities Program

This program recruits high school, undergraduate, and graduate students from disadvantaged backgrounds into a comprehensive allied health and physician assistant education pipeline, retain them through graduation, and prepare them for primary care careers in underserved communities.

President’s Taskforce on Institutional Inclusion

The President’s Task-force on Institutional Inclusion is comprised of students, faculty, staff and administrators, and is chaired by Vanessa Perez Topczewski, associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion and Dolores Ocampo Brown, senior director of alumni engagement. The taskforce is charged with the opportunity to evaluate and track campus climate, recommend initiatives, policies, and practices to enhance the University’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, and advise senior leadership on critical diversity, equity and inclusion issues.

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Recent Diversity, Equity and Inclusion News

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Carroll strengthens diversity, equity, inclusion efforts on campus


President Cindy Gnadinger’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for the campus community has rapidly grown initiatives since she took over leadership of the university in 2017 while also energizing DEI efforts already in place at Carroll.

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Horizontes en Carroll Publication Recognized


Horizontes en Carroll, the student literary magazine of the Carroll University Pre-College Program, received the rank of Excellent in the 2019 National Council of Teachers in English (NCTE) Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary Magazines (REALM) Program.

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