Center for Inclusion

Definition of Diversity


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, (440) 826-2426

Operations, Programming and Community Engagement
Contact: Ericka Walker-Smith, Director of Inclusion Programs & Community Development, (440) 826-2772

Multicultural Student Success and Retention Initiatives
Contact: Estefany V. Rodriguez Perez, Programs Manager
, (440) 826-2055

Discrimination or Sexual Misconduct Policy, Complaint Response
Contact: Nancy Gussett, Equity Resolution Coordinator, (440) 826-2122

Trio Upward Bound Program
Contact: Bonnie Munguia, Director of Trio Upward Bound, (440) 826-2209

Training Materials

The Center for Inclusion provides ongoing training for Title IX Officers and Investigators. Please see the training materials used below.

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