Baldwin Wallace University Institutional Diversity Definition
Diversity at Baldwin Wallace University
We affirm our commitment to diversity in a variety of forms. We believe and appreciate that diversity is more than an all-inclusive list of demographics. Baldwin Wallace has a rich history that is distinctively tied to difference and inclusion. We will continue to build upon that legacy by celebrating our heritage, acknowledging our challenges, and promoting a community structure that reflects the diversity and ways of knowing within a multicultural and intercultural world. We aim to achieve diversity in all that we do and wish to become—in an effort to further strengthen the community of Baldwin Wallace University.
At Baldwin Wallace University, we define diversity as the ability to think critically while acknowledging and respecting different beliefs, practices, and norms. It is a process of opening minds and hearts to different opinions. Diversity fosters learning outcomes that are enhanced by life, classroom and professional experiences, and the appreciation of cultural and social beliefs. In addition, at Baldwin Wallace University, diversity encourages each individual to explore, engage in, and embrace one’s uniqueness as we uphold our community standards, celebrate strategic change, and honor traditions.