The Center for Race, Ethnicity, & Diversity Education:

Mission and Goals


To advance the conversation on student diversity education campus-wide and to develop intercultural competence while providing race and ethnicity-related advocacy, services, and programs to faculty, staff, and students, particularly those from underrepresented and historically marginalized communities.


To become a premier contributor to creating a campus where all members exercise inclusion and individuals flourish.


  • To create an inclusive campus environment for underrepresented and historically marginalized racial and ethnic students, faculty, and staff.
  • To foster in students a deeper understanding of and pride in their respective identities and appreciation and respect for other identities.
  • To serve as a diversity education resource for cultivating, in all Elon students, greater activism toward inclusion and social justice on campus and beyond.