Key Initiatives

Princeton University has launched a number of initiatives aimed at enhancing its diversity and campus climate.

Climate and Inclusion within Academic Units

Princeton University is committing to advancing access, diversity, inclusion, and belonging within academic departments, centers, institutes, and programs. Below is a sampling of initiatives, best practices, and next steps departments can utilize to inform their work and build a more diverse and inclusive academic community.  There are a…

College Access & Success

Learn about Princeton University's programs aimed to increase access and support for students from historically and economically underrepresented populations.

Cross-Institutional Working Groups

Cross-institutional working groups are a valuable tool for gathering input, providing feedback for administrative decisions, enhancing campus climate and addressing community concerns. 

Diversity Strategic Plans
The University has undertaken several strategic initiatives to enhance its diversity and campus climate.
Diversity-Related Professional Development
Developing a multi-year action plan to strengthen institutional coordination and support for ongoing racial equity and diversity-related professional development and educational opportunities.
Funding Opportunities

Members of the University community can acquire funding to explore identity and culture or elevate campus conversations through public programming.

History and Sense of Place
In recent years Princeton began an active examination of the intersections between its history and the ways in which iconography, portraiture and named spaces across campus impact our community.
Princeton Histories Fund

The Princeton Histories Fund is designed to support the exploration of “aspects of Princeton’s history that have been forgotten, overlooked, subordinated, or suppressed.” The goal of this initiative is to encourage a deeper and more nuanced engagement with our institutional history and to explore the legacies of that history at Princeton and…

Princeton-HBCU/MSI Partnerships
The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity (IED) supports Princeton administrative offices and academic departments in identifying and enabling meaningful, sustainable, reciprocal partnerships with HBCUs and MSIs.
Racial Equity

Combating structural racism at Princeton and in society will require both short- and longer-term actions and a comprehensive strategy.

Supplier Diversity

Princeton recognizes the importance of supporting a diverse and inclusive campus community; not only in our teaching and research mission but also in the way we do business.