Programs and Initiatives
Leading the Way: Inclusive Leadership Training Course
One credit course for incoming freshmen students interested in gaining tangible leadership skills through identity and cultural exploration. Current participates include Dammon Dean’s Scholars
Liberal Arts Diversity Advisory Committee (LADAC)
Committee comprised of CLA faculty, staff and students that advises the Dean on issues related to diversity and inclusion through the coordination and collaboration of efforts across the college.
Center for Diversity and Inclusion
Unlike the many administrative bodies focused on managing diversity and inclusion in the University, CRID aims to support and highlight the excellent scholarly work on diversity and inclusion happening in Liberal Arts and across the University. CRDI also fosters and facilitates more such innovative research, pushing into new areas and looking at old questions in new ways.
CLAIM – College of Liberal Arts Inspired, Mentored and eMopowered
The CLAIM learning community aims to empower and mentor liberal arts students who are embarking
on their college journey. Students will meet with a diverse faculty and staff, participate in cultural
attractions, and discover pathways into fields they might not have considered before. Culturally-relevant
mentoring will be provided to enhance future career or advanced education goals.
Women in Liberal Arts Youth Conference
Aimed at young women in tenth through twelfth grade, this conference provides exploration of diversity within social sciences, humanities, and the arts. While focusing on majors and career opportunities offered at Purdue University through hands-on conference workshops.