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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at WKU

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at WKU

Embedded in the Western Kentucky University mission is a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our mission to prepare students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society starts with each faculty and staff member involved in preparing students. The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion website provides general information for individuals interested in attending WKU, information for current students desiring to learn and engage at WKU, information for upcoming and current alumni, and information for our WKU faculty and staff. This detailed information will direct you to campus offices, faculty, staff, and student organizations ready to assist you.


Intercultural Student Engagement Center


Intercultural Student Engagement Center
The Cynthia & George Nichols III Intercultural Student Engagement Center assists with the recruitment, retention, and graduation of underrepresented WKU students. Find us in DSU 2041. Learn more.
WKU Pride Center

WKU Pride Center

WKU Pride Center

The Pride Center supports all LGBTQIA+, questioning, and allied students at WKU. Visit us in DSU 2084. Learn more.

WKU International

WKU International 

International Enrollment Management


We host a vibrant community of over 1300 international students and scholars from more than 70 countries. Find us in HCIC 3027. Learn more.


Western Kentucky University provides resources to students through several campus units and programs such as those featured above - the Intercultural Student Engagement Center, the Pride Center and International Enrollment Management. Learn at WKU lists academic units, campus offices and departments created specifically to support inclusivity across campus and our diverse student population. Enroll at WKU discusses resources for scholarships and helpful tips when preparing for college. In addition, you can find a direct link to our Admissions website. Enjoy WKU gives a broad overview of student organizations and activities at our local and regional campuses. Graduate from WKU gives current students and alumni information regarding graduate programs and graduate school. Additionally, Graduate from WKU will direct you to learn more online with WKU Alumni. Lastly, Western Kentucky University seeks to increase faculty and staff from underrepresented backgrounds. Work at WKU gives a glimpse into working at WKU while also encouraging visitors to learn more from WKU employment pages.




Western Creed

Western Kentucky University is a community dedicated to learning where ideas are offered, examined, and discussed.

As a member of this community, I have both a personal and shared 
responsibility to participate actively in university life by:


Practicing personal and academic integrity

Seeking inclusion by respecting the rights of all persons

Celebrating and embracing diversity

Encouraging freedom of expression

Acting in accordance with basic principles of citizenship

Preserving and appreciating the natural beauty of the campus

Enriching all aspects of life through the educational process and by

Embracing the ideals expressed on the university seal: 
"Life More Life" and "The Spirit Makes the Master",
 by pursuing personal growth and a life of excellence. 


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 Last Modified 8/22/19