Office of Inclusive Excellence

The Office of Inclusive Excellence (formerly Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) provides leadership for the work of diversity at Seattle Pacific University. The Office of Inclusive Excellence is the culmination of earlier efforts to more deeply integrate diversity goals into the fabric of the institution.

OIEX News

Resignation Announcement

Interim President Menjares announced in an email to the SPU community that Dr. Sandra Mayo, Vice Provost of Inclusive Excellence, is resigning from her position. The Falcon, SPU's student newspaper, wrote an article about Dr. Mayo's resignation announcement. Dr. Mayo's last day at SPU will be May 18, 2022.

Campus Climate Survey Results Available

Results and data from the campus climate survey, conducted in autumn 2021, are now available on the OIEX Diversity Data Dashboard (available to faculty and staff). Learn more about the campus climate survey here.

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Faculty and Staff Resources

Learn more about resources available through the Office of Inclusive Excellence.


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Report a Concern

Learn more about how to make a report of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, bias, bullying, or criminal activity.


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Departmental Diversity Plans

Learn more about how departments across campus are contributing to SPU’s universitywide diversity goals.


“From a posture of humility, we engage the complexities and tensions of diversity and we invite God’s presence as we pursue greater understanding and empathy across differences.”

Search Advocate Program

The Search Advocate program, piloted in August 2020, is designed to promote equity, mitigate bias, and increase diversity in faculty and staff searches.