• 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

    FOX9-TV will hold a live, televised gubernatorial debate at Hamline University on Sunday, October 19 at 9 a.m. with candidates Mark Dayton (DFL) and Jeff Johnson (GOP). A viewing party will also be held for students, faculty, and staff who did not receive tickets to attend in person.

    The Hamline community is invited to a screening and discussion of the film, "With Impunity, Men and Gender Violence" on Tuesday, November 4 from 7 - 9 p.m. in the Kay Fredericks Ballroom as part of Hamline University's ongoing work to raise awareness, engage in dialogue, and prevent power-based personal violence.

    Undergraduate students in the Exercise Science Program conduct state-of-the-art research. With human test subjects and cutting edge technology, these students perform hands-on, publishable research that prepares them to excel in graduate and professional schools.