• Diversity Initiatives

    Our vision for Hamline University, a diverse community of learners with students at the center that transforms lives, combined with our diversity policy, requires a comprehensive and integrated approach across all of our schools, programs, and administrative units. Our vision embraces a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all -- students, faculty, and staff.

    This initiative approaches the integration of diversity values across five major focus areas:

    • Student learning inside the classroom (faculty development & academic affairs)

    • Students outside the classroom (student affairs)

    • Faculty recruitment and retention

    • Staff recruitment, development, and retention

    • External relations and partnerships

    Diversity work is among the most important things that we can do at Hamline. Our future success depends on our diversity. Organizations and universities who do not find a way to bring their communities together will simply not succeed.

    Guiding Commitments

    • Access

    • Representation

    • Participation

    • Decision making

    Announcements

    Diversity Research Grant for Faculty/Student Summer Collaborative Research 
    In 2014, Diversity Initiatives will offer up to two summer collaborative research grants for students and faculty who want to work together on diversity related research in any discipline(s) which concerns student life, civic/community engagement, academic engagement, inclusive excellence in leadership, scholarship and service in Higher Education. Information and application here.

  • news

    School of Law Dean Jean Holloway has accepted a new role, although she will continue to be involved in the American Bar Association (ABA) accreditation process for Mitchell|Hamline School of Law. Professor and former associate dean, Marie Failinger, will serve as interim dean of Hamline School of Law.

    See what Hamline students are up to on their 2015 Catalyst Alternative Spring Break Trips as they blog about their experiences in Ferguson, Chicago, Milwaukee, San Francisco, New Orleans, and Washington D.C.

    Wallace Swan presented two papers at the annual American Society for Public Administration conference in Chicago and was elected as Chair Elect (2016) of the L.G.B.T. Advocacy Alliance Section of A.S.P.A.