Nazareth is committed to confronting inherent privilege, power, and marginalization to achieve equity, social justice, and belonging for all — across a continuum of visible and invisible differences, per our strategic plan for diversity and inclusion.

Offices

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Office for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Education

  • Educational workshops, trainings, and initiatives to engage students, faculty, and staff within and across difference.
  • Outreach, advice, and resources for campus leaders to create and sustain an inclusive campus community.
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Center for Spirituality

  • Supporting reflection and action
  • Sponsoring opportunities to explore spiritual practice, dialogue, and engage with the wider community.
  • Pastoral care for students
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Student Access and Achievement Programs (SAAP)

Personal/social, academic, financial aid, experiential learning, and career support for:

  • students in the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)
  • students in Nazareth's Young Scholars program
  • first-generation students
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Title IX

  • Educational outreach programming to foster a campus free from all forms of sexual misconduct.
  • Services to students who’ve experienced sexual harassment or discrimination and to those accused of sexual misconduct, harassment, or violence
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Nazareth Bias Response and Education Team

  • Bias reporting, response, and prevention
  • Support, education, and help for students, faculty, and staff experiencing bias incidents
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Nazareth is among a select group of top colleges and universities across the country hand-picked to earn a 2021-2022 Equity and Inclusion College of Distinction for its noteworthy support to underserved students who might not otherwise study and thrive on a college campus.


Recent Initiatives

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Wall of Solidarity

Nazareth students, faculty, and staff, thank you for your continued commitment to creating an anti-racist and socially-just community. We share these messages of support to show our compassion and care and to uplift our Naz community, especially our students.

Creating a Community of Belonging

    We asked students to talk about belonging, to help all of us reflect on its importance and our individual roles in making Nazareth a community of belonging. Watch more student videos >