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.

More Information, requirements, and how to apply


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. 

More information, requirements, and how to apply.

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600

© 2019 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by CLA

If you have trouble accessing this page because of a disability, please contact the College of Liberal Arts Webmaster.

Some content on this site may require the use of a special plug-in or application. Please visit our plug-ins page for links to download these applications.