diverse group of WSU students at an event

It is essential to the mission of Wichita State University to ensure that each member of the community — faculty, staff and students — has full opportunity to thrive. We believe that diversity is key to individual flourishing, educational excellence and advancement of knowledge.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan   Focus Areas and Foundation   WSU Diversity Resources

students at WSU's Clash of the Colleges

The WSU Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

Wichita State University’s dedication to being an essential educational, cultural and economic driver for Kansas and the greater public good can only be fully realized if it is intertwined with a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan for Wichita State is a university-wide strategic focus to build a culture that values transparency, accountability and communication around issues of diversity and inclusion.


Focus Areas

Leadership and accountability

Faculty and staff development

Student learning experience

Foundational Principles

DEI Foundational Graphic

Text-only version of the DEI graphic

Marche Fleming-Randle

Chief Diversity Officer

Dr. Marché Fleming-Randle was appointed to the new position of Chief Diversity Officer in June 2015 to provide leadership and vision for initiatives that align with the principles and goals of inclusive excellence at Wichita State.


University Resources

The following Wichita State offices contribute to the university's diversity landscape.