Wilkes University

Office of Diversity Initiatives

The Office of Diversity Initiatives (ODI) supports students from underrepresented groups through advising, advocating, and programming. The office is the institutional leader in diversity and inclusion for students and faculty/staff of Wilkes University through acting as a role model for tolerance, acceptance, respect, support and resources for people of all cultures and backgrounds, while celebrating differences and commonalities in a learning and developmental environment. ODI oversees the activities of the Multicultural Student Coalition. ODI provides campus-wide programming to facilitate the development of cultural competence.

Special programming includes:

  • Annual Diversity & Inclusion Student Conference
  • Multicultural Awards