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Diversity at WCU


Diversity at Western Carolina University is all-inclusive and recognizes everyone and every group as part of the diversity that should be valued. It includes race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, geography, religion, disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, education, marital status, language and linguistic differences, and physical appearance. It also involves different ideas, perspectives, and values.


Diversity Resources for Campus

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Student Resources

WCU offers many opportunities for students to engage with others from diverse backgrounds as well as programs to support diverse students.

Student Programs

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Learning about Difference

Students at WCU can explore difference through academic programs designed to prepare students for a diverse global business community.

Academic Programs

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Faculty and Staff Resources

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Programs offers training and resources for campus stakeholders.

Toolkit and Workshops


A Statement from the Chief Diversity Officer

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