The CLCL is committed to fostering a safe and inclusive environment for all students, faculty, and staff. We do so by providing accessible learning spaces, through events, multilingual posters, and social media posts that promote and celebrate the diversity of cultures and languages taught in the Division. We seek to promote equity by providing all students with access to supplemental learning opportunities through our Peer Tutoring and DiLS program.

The principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are fundamental to the mission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Iowa, as we conduct our work in the context of the whole of humanity.

  • In our teaching, we draw on, explore, and question every facet of human experience and understanding.
  • In our scholarship, scientific inquiry, and artistry, we create new knowledge and insight, reflecting and shaping the cultures and societies in which human lives unfold.
  • In our service to Iowans, we collaborate with communities to solve critical problems arising from inequity.

DEI values are inseparable from those of the liberal arts tradition. To fully realize our college’s critical mission of advancing human understanding within that tradition, we must actualize these values in every aspect of our decision-making and every area of our academic community.