Welcome to the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We share with you our motivation, our passion, and our drive to reach new heights in diversity and inclusive excellence at Kent State University.


Shaping a Better Future Town Hall Series Continues

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is continuing its virtual town hall series designed to create a dialogue around the diversity of the American experience. These town halls are in collaboration with multiple university departments, including the College of Arts and Sciences, the Jewish Studies Program, the Department of Pan-African Studies, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the Women’s Center, the LGBTQ+ Center, the Latino Networking Caucus and the School of Theatre and Dance.

To view the full list of town halls and to register for an event, please click here. Recordings of previous town halls can be found under our resources page.


Diversity Dashboard

Kent State University is committed to being an inclusive and equitable place for all who live, work and study here. The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion created an interactive diversity dashboard that provides a detailed breakdown of our community. 

View our Diversity Dashboard


How You Can Help Our Students

Contribute to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Foundation Funds

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion oversees development funds which are used to support diversity initiatives at Kent State University. Additionally, scholarships are awarded directly from these accounts as an effort to ensure students are given every opportunity to succeed. Please consider contributing today!

Help a student and make your online gift now

Kent State Together

Community Engaged Learning has organized "Kent State Together," a collection of virtual volunteering opportunities that enable all of us to make a difference while staying safe and healthy. Some opportunities are tailored to Kent State University and the surrounding region and others are more national in scope.

Learn more about Kent State Together