Fredonia values and encourages a broad range of experience, talent, and knowledge in support of inclusive excellence. At Fredonia, diversity is broadly defined to include all identities, experiences, and backgrounds. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities.
Cultural Competency Institute
The Cultural Competency Institute engages community leaders in creating a more inclusive campus atmosphere. Fredonia is dedicated to fostering a learning environment that cultivates respect for differences and prepares students to live and work productively in a culturally diverse and globalized society. The Cultural Competency Institute is a cohort-based, year-long series to cultivate an inclusive mindset and positively impact participants' communities.
The D.E.I. Strategic Plan is evidence of Fredonia's institutional responsibility and commitment to social justice, as well as the needs of the campus-community. This plan was conceived through a multi-faceted and extensive approach in which the students, faculty, staff, and community contributed to understanding where the institution has been, is currently situated, and plans to advance regarding inclusive efforts.