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Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Inclusive Excellence

The University of Dayton’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence is rooted in the Catholic and Marianist conviction that every person has innate dignity because all people are made in the image and likeness of God. Social or cultural discrimination is incompatible with God’s design. Efforts to create access and lead everyone to excellence through equity and inclusion emanate from the University of Dayton’s call to solidarity and the common good.


'I Lead by Choosing Love'

In the spring issue of the University of Dayton Magazine, President Eric F. Spina writes about his admiration for the work of young alumni, including the 10 Under 10 honorees.

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Faculty and Staff

Historian of Black Catholic nuns joins University of Dayton faculty

In an upcoming book, a new associate professor of history at UD provides the first full history of Black Catholic nuns in the United States.

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University of Dayton wins national supplier diversity award

The University of Dayton has received the Jesse L. Moore Supplier 2022 Diversity Award, a national recognition from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine honoring colleges and universities that take proactive steps to support and engage with minority-owned businesses.

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