Diversity and Inclusion Initiative

The Diversity and Inclusion Initiative was established to address concerns raised after a series of racist acts on campus throughout the year, including written racial epithets and messages targeted at students. St. Olaf College’s mission statement “challenges students to excel in the liberal arts, examine faith and values, and explore meaningful vocation in an inclusive, globally engaged community nourished by Lutheran tradition.” An inclusive community is a foundational value. St. Olaf is committed to creating a campus that welcomes difference, invites dialogue, and builds community.

President Anderson announced the college’s next step in its continuing efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone on the Hill.

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