Campus Commitments to Diversity and Inclusion

Syracuse University is fully committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and respectful campus community, not only in vision but in practice. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is rooted in the belief that multiple points of view, life experiences, ethnicities, cultures and belief systems are essential to academic excellence.

Progress of Student Concerns and Recommendations

Concerns of Student Protesters

Find the concerns and recommendations presented by the students peacefully protesting and signed by Chancellor Syverud on Nov. 21, 2019.

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Concerns of International Students

Find the concerns and recommendations presented by International students and signed by Chancellor Syverud on Nov. 21, 2019.
 

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Concerns of Jewish Students

Find the concerns and recommendations presented by Jewish students and signed by Chancellor Syverud on Nov. 21, 2019.
 

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Indigenous Student Concerns and Solutions (under discussion)


Recent Messages to the Community

Jan. 24, 2020

Jan. 23, 2020

Jan. 17, 2020

Jan. 16, 2020

Jan. 13, 2020

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Creating an Inclusive, Welcoming and Safe Campus Community

Over the past four years, Syracuse University has taken action and made significant investments to foster an inclusive, welcoming and safe community. These include:

  • Academic enhancements;
  • Faculty and staff training and hiring for diversity;
  • Regular updates to the community;
  • A top to bottom review of Greek Life;
  • Enhancements to Health and Wellness services;
  • Student financial support and student employment services;

And many other actions. See a comprehensive list of actions and investments

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