The Diversity Curriculum Requirement (DCR) committee has responsibility for granting courses, approved by the appropriate college curriculum committee and Board of Undergraduate Studies, DCR standing. The committee may also revoke DCR standing from courses. The committee has the responsibility of making sure the proper attribute designations are given to DCR course sections every semester. The Committee also has responsibility for recommending revisions in DCR policies and criteria
The Edward B. Brueggeman center for dialogue at Xavier University is dedicated to providing space and opportunity for dialogue about the critical issues of our age. It is founded upon the belief that the paths that lead to solutions to our most serious problems will emerge out of dialogue. Interreligious dialogue remains the distinguishing characteristic and integrating factor but in order to truly address the critical issues, the conversation must also include the other academic disciplines, representatives from the business community, government and civic society.
Assistant to the President and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer provides university-wide leadership to support the development and success of institutional diversity initiatives that advance the broader objectives of Xavier University's Catholic, Jesuit mission and its long-range strategic plan. Supported by the Diversity and Equity Committee, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion offers resources to all members of the campus community seeking to implement strategic plans that advance institutional diversity goals. The Office houses a number of educational resources for exploring the research foundations of and best practices for diversity in higher education, which can be accessed by appointment.
The interdisciplinary nature of Diversity and Multicultural Studies means that relevant materials are dispersed throughout the general collections of Xavier University Library. Use Xplore, Xavier's online catalog, to locate books and other materials. Use the library's electronic indexes to locate journal articles and published papers.
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Xavier's Office of Interfaith Community Engagement works to create and strengthen a sense of community among individuals of diverse faiths on campus, in Cincinnati, and on the regional and national levels.