Center for Diversity

Students Working On Project   

We are known for being a family at Rose-Hulman. Just like the members of our other families, each member of our Rose-Hulman family has unique beliefs, values, characteristics, and personalities—making us stronger by working together.

While we build our family, we also are committed to building an inclusive community in which the multiplicity of values, beliefs, intellectual viewpoints, and cultural perspectives enrich learning and inform scholarship. We do this by:

  • Making diversity an integral component of campus life
  • Fostering respectful relationships among people of different cultures, lifestyles, and perspectives
  • Expanding awareness among local and global constituencies of Rose-Hulman activities to enhance diversity and promote inclusivity

Welcome to the Rose-Hulman family.

Fall Events

     "The danger of a single story" Campus-wide event
     Wednesday, September 24
     Kahn Room
     Harvest Festival/International Festival/PACD
     Wednesday, October 15
     Kahn Room
     Saturday, October 18
     Kahn Room
     Diversity Week
     Diversity Collaborative
     Introduce Diversity Dialogues/poll for preferred topics/PACD
     Wednesday, November 5
     GM Room

Diversity Collaborative

      • Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)
      • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
      • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
      • Society of Women Engineers(SWE)
      • UNITY
      • International Student Association(ISA)

Luanne Tilstra
Director, Center for Diversity

In order to capitalize on the benefits diversity can bring and to deal with the challenges diversity presents, the Center for Diversity structures and supports conversations that focus on the topics of inclusion and intercultural competence.

Find out what we mean when we say "Diversity"

What is Diversity?

During Freshman Orientation, a group of first year students were asked to answer the question "What is Diversity?" They posted their answers on a poster board with colorful sticky notes. We would love for you to add your answer to the dozens of answers we have received from the students. What do YOU mean when you say diversity?

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