Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Mission and Goals


The mission of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Michigan Technological University is to foster student success by providing engaging programs that create safe spaces for students of multiple social and cultural identities.

Through a broad range of services, workshops, and events we foster student success by:

  • Providing a welcoming and safe environment for all students
  • Encouraging cross-cultural interactions and conversations
  • Supporting the exploration of differences as well as similarities
  • Recognizing and celebrating the contributions of historically marginalized populations
  • Facilitating students’ self-exploration and exploration of others’ identities, and
  • Collaborating on campus initiatives that support/foster cultural diversity

We invite the Michigan Tech community to embrace a deeper understanding and appreciation for diversity, inclusion, and social justice.

Goals and Strategies

  1. An exceptional and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff
    1. Maintain / Develop the Husky Connect Program
    2. Pilot student employee professional development plan
  2. A distinctive and rigorous action-based learning experience grounded in science, engineering, technology, sustainability, business, and an understanding of the social and cultural context of our contemporary world
    1. Develop Dialogue Program
    2. Create, develop, revise learning series based on CDI current offerings
  3. Research, scholarship, entrepreneurship, innovation and creative work that promotes a sustainable, just, and prosperous world
    1. Utilize impact assessments
    2. Continue to develop MiCUP Program