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Diversity Curriculum Requirement Committee
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
Gender and Diversity Studies
Xavier University's Gender and Diversity Studies Program
Students learn to analyzing and exploring the nature of diversity including socioeconomic, political, psychological, and cultural experiences and positions between and among individuals and groups defined by gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, socioeconomic class, age, religious beliefs, and physical/mental abilities.
Brueggeman Center for Interfaith/Inter-religious Dialogue
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.
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
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.
General Diversity and Multicultural Library Resources
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 Xplore Library Catalog
Search for books and other resources.
OhioLINK Library Catalog
OhioLINK is a consortium of 88 Ohio college and university libraries, and the State Library of Ohio, that work together to provide Ohio students, faculty and researchers with the information they need for teaching and research. Serving more than 600,000 students, faculty, and staff at 89 institutions, OhioLINK’s membership includes 16 public/research universities, 23 community/technical colleges, 49 private colleges and the State Library of Ohio.
Diversity and Multicultural Databases
Find journal articles relating to Diversity and Multicultural topics.
Xavier's Interfaith Community Engagement
Latin American Studies
Latin American Studies
Xavier also offers a minor in Latin American studies(L.A.S.). To earn the minor, students must complete 18 hours of courses relating to Latin America, as follows: Take L.A.S.core course taught in English (SPAN 353); one course in Spanish language development, one course in Latin American literature; one course in theology; one course in either Latin American history or political science; and one approved elective course.
Xavier University's Office of Multicultural Affairs
Office of Multicultural Affairs
The Office of Multicultural Affairs welcomes you to Xavier University. Our office is a department within the Division of Student Life and Leadership that provides direct support to Black, Latino, Asian American and Native American students as well as advocacy to other minoritized groups that aids in their holistic development. Multicultural Affairs also provides diversity awareness programs to enrich the academic, cultural and social experiences of Xavier students.