Office of Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

You are an Arcadia Knight! Your voice, experience and thoughts are valued and strengthens the Arcadia community.  The Office of Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (AEDI) is here to ensure you thrive in the Arcadia community.

Information on events, training, discussions, and celebrations of diversity on campus.

AEDI Initiatives

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ABRI Initiatives

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Spiritual Life on Campus

Mission

The Mission of the Office of Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion is to provide leadership in creating equitable and inclusive learning and a working community where every person can thrive.

Vision

  • Partner with divisions and departments to advance AEDI efforts
  • Establish AEDI Liaisons Program
  • Coordinate campus-wide AEDI efforts
  • Support staff advisory and resource groups
  • Provide cultural programming and leadership training
  • Institutionalize Support for Affinity Student Group Organizations
  • Highlight progress made in AEDI efforts across campus

Operational Goals

  • Build infrastructure to facilitate and maintain the sustainability of AEDI work
  • Build capacity for everyone to engage AEDI work through cultivating partnerships across campus
  • Utilize scholarship and evidence-based practices to provide leadership in advancing issues of Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Review current assessments to make data-informed decisions in shaping policies and practices
  • Work with Senior Administrators to establish institutional accountability
  • Engage in efforts to ensure AEDI principles are embedded in the mission, vision, and policies of the University

We are the University's primary resource for providing opportunities for the training and development of faculty, staff and students to enhance awareness and appreciation for difference; and for assessing the campus climate. We will provide direct support and advocacy for African American, Latino, Asian, and Native American (ALANA), and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ+)  students, faculty, and staff.

Office of Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Grey Towers Castle, 2nd Floor left side 
215-517- 2657 or 215-572-2960

aedi@arcadia.edu

Angela S. McNeil D.A., MFT

Assistant Vice President of Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

May Their Aye

Program Coordinator, Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion