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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Undergraduate students at Maxwell

The Maxwell School's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan

Diversity and Inclusion Across Campus

Pride and trans flags stuck in grass

The Syracuse University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Resource Center seeks to be a campus and regional leader delivering support, community and education around marginalized genders and sexualities, and the complex intersections of our multiple identities.

119 Euclid exterior

119 Euclid celebrates Black students and culture and seeks to enhance the student experience by reinforcing Black culture across the African diaspora.

Barnes Center Exterior

The Barnes Center at The Arch features programs, services, and offerings that promote holistic health and well-being, all in one accessible, centralized space on campus. Counseling offers 24-Hour Support, Group and Individual Therapy, Relationship Counseling, and Support Services.

Hendricks Chapel exterior

Hendricks Chapel leads in service as a student-centered global home for religious, spiritual, moral and ethical life.

Otto the orange in a wheelchair

The Center for Disability Resources’ mission is to engage the University Community to empower students, enhance equity, and provide a platform for innovation and inclusion

Frederick Douglas, George Washington and Susan B. Anthony

New Exhibition: A Conversation with George Washington


This first collection of portraits from the "Americans who tell the truth" collection by artist Robert Shetterly are being displayed in the foyer outside the Maxwell Auditorium, in Maxwell Hall, to elicit a conversation about citizenship.

These portraits of Americans, past and present, represent various ways of being active and engaged participants in our society. Their efforts illustrate the longstanding struggle to realize America’s democratic ideals, to advance the common good, and to reckon with the concepts of citizenship, democracy, and justice at different moments in history.

Through this exhibition, we aim to make a statement about the need for constructive reflection over the inclusion of all Americans and offer opportunities for conversation and learning that can deepen our sense of civic engagement.

New Exhibition: Voices of Maxwell


“Voices of Maxwell” features a rotating display of quotes by Maxwell community members who have made significant contributions to the school throughout its history in the entryway to Eggers Hall from the Lincoln courtyard.

The first series of displays honor the contributions of retired women faculty and staff such as Marguerite Fisher, the first woman to be promoted to associate and then to full professor in Maxwell.

Voices of Maxwell quotes on wall
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
200 Eggers Hall