Center for Inclusion

Definition of Diversity

Policy

Mission Statement

The Baldwin Wallace University Center for Inclusion (CFI) works to promote Community, advance Civility and Cultural Competence, and uphold standards of Conduct.

Key Areas of Engagement

The following is not an exhaustive list of programs but represents activity which anchors our efforts to achieve the CFI Mission:
• Academic & Cultural Events Series (ACES)
• Jacket Link/BRIDGE Program (JLB)
• Black Cultural Center (BCC)
• Support and engagement of multicultural students and organizations
• Trio Upward Bound Program
• Diversity and Inclusion Trainings
• Anti-Discrimination Policy and Complaint Response

Learn More About:

Strategic initiatives, faculty and staff training, Title IX Compliance
Contact: CJ Harkness, Chief Diversity Officer
charknes@bw.edu, (440) 826-2426

ACES, the BCC, CFI operations, student diversity training
Contact: Jay T. Hairston, Senior Associate Diversity Officer/Director CFI 
jhairsto@bw.edu, (440) 826-2772

Multicultural Student Success and Retention Initiatives
Contact: Jessica P. Smith, Coordinator for Multicultural Student Success & Engagement 
jpsmith@bw.edu, (440) 826-2055

Discrimination or sexual misconduct policy, complaint response
Contact: Nancy Gussett, Equity Resolution Coordinator 
ngussett@bw.edu, (440) 826-2122

Trio Upward Bound Program
Contact: Bonnie Munguia, Director of Trio Upward Bound 
bmunguia@bw.edu, (440) 826-2209