Current Initiatives

Learn about the University’s current diversity initiatives.

The Diversity Committee is responsible for proposing initiatives to address diversity-related issues affecting our campus community. A sample of current initiatives is included below; you can also view a summary of past activities.

Adelphi University Mentoring Program

Status: Active

The Adelphi University Mentoring Program was created to help ensure academic success, especially for students of color who may be the first in their families to attend college.

The program supports the academic, social and professional development of students at any phase of their undergraduate career. The office skillfully pairs students with mentors who will guide and nurture them to help ensure their collegiate success.

» Learn more about the Adelphi University Mentoring Program

Diversity Certificate

Status: Active

The Adelphi University Diversity Certificate Program is designed to promote a positive, respectful work place and learning space for all of our constituents, including employees, students, faculty and administrators. It is supported by the Office of Human Resources, Office of the Provost, Office of the President and the University Diversity Committee. The Diversity Certificate program is intended to address diversity and inclusion holistically including, but is not limited to, race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, and marital and veteran status. It is open to Adelphi faculty, staff and administrators.

» Explore the Adelphi University Diversity Certificate Program


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Thoughts on Diversity

Cultural differences should not separate us from each other, but rather cultural diversity brings a collective strength that can benefit all of humanity…. Intercultural dialogue is the best guarantee of a more peaceful, just and sustainable world.– Robert Alan, American writer, artist and social activist

Thoughts on Diversity

Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.– Malcolm Forbes