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Point Park University Diversity Statement

As an institution of higher education, Point Park University recognizes its responsibility to create and maintain an environment that affirms the diversity of people and ideas. Point Park University embraces, supports and actively pursues a policy of inclusiveness that recognizes, values and reflects the diversity of the community we serve and the world in which we live.

To thrive as an academic institution, we believe we must foster a learning and working environment that encourages multiple perspectives and the open exchange of ideas in an unbiased and non-prejudicial way. Our commitment to diversity will make Point Park a welcoming place providing students, faculty, and staff with many opportunities to learn from each other.

To this end we strive to attract students, develop curriculum, diversify our faculty and staff, and offer support services. We are consciously guided by our quest to achieve broad inclusiveness and afford equal opportunity to all without regard to gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation or physical ability.

Point Park University will vigorously pursue its diversity goals. As an institution, we are committed to accountability in our progress in making Point Park University a more diverse and inclusive community.