The President's Diversity Council is an advisory and leadership team responsible for developing, overseeing and monitoring University-wide efforts to achieve Wichita State University's commitment to diversity as a core institutional and educational value.

President Diversity Council Members

Working Towards a Diverse Campus Climate

The President's Diversity Council is composed of individuals from Wichita State University who are involved in efforts to promote and cultivate a diverse campus climate.

Members of the Council receive an official University appointment, on behalf of the Office of the President of Wichita State University, under the direction of the vice president for Diversity and Community Engagement. As advocates for diversity, inclusiveness and equity, the Council values and promotes cross-campus collaboration; consults with faculty, staff and University departments; and regularly supports and participates in diversity enrichment opportunities.

DiverseCity - A Showcase of Diversity in Shocker Nation

4th Annual DiverseCity

We are proud to announce our 4th annual diversity showcase, DiverseCity. This week-long event gives Shocker Nation a glance of the successes from individuals, departments and organizations in the campus community that were made possible through diversity.

Wichita State University President's Diversity Council Subcommittee Goals


Each of our Council Members serves on one committee to help move PDC projects and initiatives forward. Our committees are charged with reviewing current practice, researching best practices, supporting the development of diversity education and learning and providing recommendations that assist Wichita State University achieve its strategic plan goals.

Each year, the committees are tasked to draft new goals and objectives, while evaluating previous year's successes to incorporate into the Council.