This portal was created to share the broad range of diversity and inclusion-related efforts integrated throughout the learning and living experience at Northeastern University.

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Student Life

Northeastern seeks to harness the power of diversity, strengthening student communities through a focus on learning experiences around the world and a commitment to a diverse, inclusive, and engaged culture.

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Academics & Faculty

Northeastern is committed to ensuring that its faculty closely reflect the diversity of society and embrace diverse scholarly viewpoints.

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Workplace Diversity

Northeastern is committed to growing as a magnet for highly accomplished professionals from all cultures and backgrounds, including underrepresented groups.

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Community Engagement

Northeastern aims to be a national model for community engagement in the neighborhoods surrounding our campuses as well as in cities and regions around the world.

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Thematic Efforts

Browse or search by various thematic efforts at Northeastern

News & Events

News and Events from around the Northeastern community

Here’s what Northeastern is doing to make faculty leadership more diverse

Here’s what Northeastern is doing to make faculty leadership more diverse

The United States is growing increasingly diverse. But, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, most faculty positions continue to be held by white professors. “We need much more diversity in our academic leadership to reflect our diverse student body,” said Debra Franko, Northeastern’s senior vice provost for academic affairs. A group is building a leadership … Continued

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Four things we learned about inequity in public transportation

Four things we learned about inequity in public transportation

Participants in the forum, “Closing the Gaps in a Just City,” considered ways to improve public transportation for people living in neighborhoods with limited access to reliable travel around Boston. Race is a predictor of transportation woes Change should start with buses Housing and transportation go hand in hand Data can be the solution Ayanna Pressley … Continued

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LGBTQ students have specific questions about entering the workforce. These people have some answers.

LGBTQ students have specific questions about entering the workforce. These people have some answers.

Northeastern’s Reach(OUT) LGBTQA+ Career Conference is an annual event, to be held Friday and Saturday, and focuses on the specific perspectives and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, gender non-conforming, non-binary, intersex, and asexual students who are on the verge of entering the workforce. The speakers at the Reach(OUT) conference provide an example of how the … Continued

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