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Our Commitment

President Joseph E. Aoun has outlined the following series of actionable steps to advance justice and cultural literacy throughout our university community and to help end systemic racism.

Additional steps in the President’s Action Plan

  • Increase diversity and representation at all levels
  • Improve universitywide accountability
  • Appointed Robert Jose as Dean for Cultural and Spiritual Life
  • Improve support for Black students
  • Enact cultural competency and anti-racism training
  • Deepen community engagement
  • Amplify our impact through our employer partners
Read the full plan

Ideas, Action, Change

Northeastern has long been focused on raising awareness and creating change toward a more equitable and socially just world.

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

This Northeastern office promotes the university’s commitment to equal opportunity, affirmative action, diversity, and social justice while building a climate of inclusion throughout our campuses.

Every day our students, faculty, staff, and alumni put ideas into action to build a more inclusive and equitable community. It’s important to share our stories and support one other in this commitment.