Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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Diversity at Manchester

Manchester University welcomes diversity in its various forms and definitions. The University's Values Statement lists diversity as a core value "... because understanding differences develops respect for ethnic, cultural, and religious pluralism; an international consciousness; and an appreciation for the infinite worth of every person."

Manchester University demonstrates this commitment to diversity through:

  • The aggressive recruitment of a diverse student body
  • Strong retention efforts for students of color and international students
  • Concerted and intentional efforts to diversify faculty and staff
  • Diversity training for all employees conducted through Human Resources and the Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Diversity across the curriculum through Academic Affairs
  • An Intercultural Center that serves as a resource center for the different cultural groups on campus

 

Bias-related Incidents

A bias-related incident is any deliberate act or attempt to injure, harm or harass an individual or group because of the person or group’s gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or any other legally protected status or because the alleged perpetrator perceives that the other person or group has one or more of these characteristics. Such behavior includes acts or attempts that may pose physical or psychological harm or threat to individuals or groups.

To report bias incidents click here.

Manchester University Values Statement

Manchester University values diversity, because understanding differences develops respect for ethnic, cultural, and religious pluralism; an international consciousness; and an appreciation for the infinite worth of every person.