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Diversity Profile

Commitment to Equal Opportunity: 

Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment.

Ursinus College complies with all federal, state, and local statutes and regulations governing employment practices.

Ursinus College is an equal employment/affirmative action employer.

All employees are expected to abide by Ursinus College’s equal employment/affirmative action policy.

Specifically, in matters affecting employment and application for employment, the College will take affirmative action to ensure that each employee and applicant, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, or disability (except as limitations may be mandate by law) is accorded equal treatment with respect to terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, and opportunities for advancement. The College will make good-faith efforts to enhance employment opportunities for minorities and women compatible with the availability of qualified candidates in relevant employment markets in which Ursinus College is able to recruit.

Commitment to Diversity: 

Ursinus College is committed to the celebration of and respect for human diversity.  We believe that human beings derive meaning and purpose through their membership in groups as well as through their common humanity and their uniqueness as individuals.  Intellectual and personal growth are enhanced by understanding and appreciating the similarities and differences among groups and individuals.

The celebration of, and respect for, human diversity at Ursinus is based on the following:

  • The principles of freedom and the quality of individuals as expressed in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States.
  • The practical goal of preparing students to make significant contributions in an emerging global community.  All communities -- local, national and global -- are stronger and richer to the extent that individuals within them are able to communicate and to affirm life-enhancing values.
  • Individuals whose education has been grounded on mutual understanding and the celebration of human diversity are best prepared to contribute to the making of a just and equitable society.

This statement on human diversity should inform and guide the Ursinus College community as it establishes and implements educational and administrative policies and practices.  These ideals seem especially relevant to those policies and practices that touch upon race, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation and gender, and all other aspects which tend to differentiate human groups.

In making this statement on human diversity, Ursinus College at the same time acknowledges the primary importance in an educational community of the diversity of ideas expressed in the pursuit of truth by all reasonable and free minds in an atmosphere of intellectual openness.

This statement on human diversity at Ursinus College has been developed in the context of the mission statement of the College and the institutional values generated by the mission.

Diversity in the Curriculum

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Community: 

Ursinus' beautiful 170-acre campus provides the ideal setting for liberal education. Located in small-town Collegeville, only twenty-five miles from Philadelphia, Ursinus has access to city-scale resources and opportunities while maintaining the intimate, academically-focused community of a small college campus. Academic and social life at Ursinus intersect on a graceful plaza and brick walkway linking academic buildings, residence halls, and the student center. Ursinus students have the educational and aesthetic advantages of the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, which offers exhibitions and events for the campus community and maintains an important outdoor sculpture collection. The campus setting is enhanced by the presence of a collection of outdoor sculpture by noted artists, provided through the generosity of Philip and Muriel Berman. 

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