Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

& Inclusion

An Ongoing

Our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Plan reaches our community where they are, respectful of everyone’s lived experiences and their unique path forward as we pursue our College Strategic Plan's goal of inclusive excellence.

A Letter from the Dean

We are committed to supporting the visibility, success, and well-being of everyone in the College of Engineering community. This includes current students, faculty, and staff, and future community members we have yet to recruit, engage, and inspire. We believe anyone can be an Oregon State Engineer, and our college culture needs to embody that sense of inclusion and belonging.

The College of Engineering is a great place to learn and work because we are committed to being better. Our 2022-23 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion plan evolved from previous plans. We will continue to learn, revise, and expand our efforts to meet the needs of our current community and the community we aspire to be. Go Beavs!

Scott A. Ashford

Kearney Dean of Engineering
College of Engineering

The Center for

Diversity & Inclusion

The Center for Diversity & Inclusion supports and empowers students from diverse backgrounds through community and academic engagement.

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We strive to cultivate a community that embodies collaborative and inclusive excellence

Expanding K-12 and Community College Outreach

We strive to be a welcoming environment where anyone can see themselves as engineers.

Supporting Undergraduate Student Success

We strive to support students in the classroom and in their lives.

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Women in Engineering Film Series

Watch six women speak about their experiences in academia: how they broke through barriers, made impacts through research, and are guiding the next generation of engineers.

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