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Office of Institutional Diversity


The Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) supports the College’s mission to create a rich learning, living, and working environment that affirms the ess​ential dignity of every person. We aspire to be a campus that reflects the rich diversity of God​’s creation while simultaneously preparing students for faithful and thoughtful engagement within a global workforce.​ W​e work collaboratively across all divisions of the institutions as well as the greater community. See how you can get involved.​

Recent​ Event

A photo of Julie Hanlon Rubio Faithful Citizenship Amidst Polarized Politics
Julie Hanlon Rubio, Ph.D., Professor of Christian Ethics, St. Louis University
Tuesd​ay, October 18, 4:30 p.m.
Public Le​cture with Q&A

Julie Hanlon Rubio is professor of Christian ethics in the Department of Theological Studies at St. Louis University. She is the author of the recent book, Hope for Common Ground: Mediating the Personal and the Political in a Divided Church. In her talk, she will explore the increasingly polarized landscape of American politics and the increasing​​ly polarizing rhetoric used by politicians, lobbyists, and journalists. She will discuss ways that the Catholic theology can offer tools and resources to reshape the conversation with dialogue even in the midst of differences, movement towards shared values and vision, and hope for common ground. This event is sponsored by the Department of Theology, Office of Institutional Diversity, the Center for Engaged Learning, the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, and the Division of Student Affairs. It will be held in the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies. 

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