Writing Diversity Statements

Example Diversity Statements

The Diversity Statement

• Essay of 1-2 pages in length

• For hiring and promo.on committees

• Either as part of your letter of interest, your Teaching

Statement, or as a separate statement

• Also: an element of a teaching portfolio, professional website, etc.


• Your understanding of, and engagement in, diversity and inclusion

• Aligned with the institution's mission and goals

• Evidence-based account of your growth, best practices, ability, and potential


Writing Diversity Statements, OIA: Presentation by Mascha Gemein