Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) provides leadership for the work of diversity at Seattle Pacific University. Established in July 2017, the ODEI is the culmination of earlier efforts to more deeply integrate diversity goals into the fabric of the institution.

Spring Quarter 2020:  All Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion professional development opportunities and diversity initiative support will continue as scheduled for Spring 2020. Professional development sessions will be held in a virtual format. Check out the ODEI FAQ for more information as it becomes available.

Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Sandra Mayo talks about what diversity means at Seattle Pacific University.


Search Advocate Program

We are excited to introduce a new hiring initiative and the SPU faculty and staff who will be participating.

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Flowers in front of SPU

Meet the VP for diversity, equity, and inclusion

“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.”