Diversity @ Rutgers

Mission Statement

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is committed to the ideals of excellence in fostering an enriching learning community of students, faculty and staff from a broad spectrum of nations, cultures, and historical perspectives.

Diversity is an integral component of human experience, and encompasses but is not limited to issues of race, ethnicity, culture, social class, national origin, gender, gender identity and/or expression, age, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, mental ability, and physical ability.

Our collective goal is to create an institutional consciousness of diversity reinforced with equity and excellence through our policies, practices, and programs of inclusion, non-discrimination, and pluralism for all members of the University Community.

Our Common Purposes

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey embodies the ideals of diversity and demonstrates exemplary leadership in its abiding commitment to excellence and equity in the pursuit of new knowledge and exchange of ideas.