Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion


Barnard’s core mission is to rigorously educate and empower women, providing them with the ability to think, discern, and move effectively in the world—a world that is different from when the College was founded.




Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Council's Charge

Today, academic excellence is impossible without the unique perspectives, ideas, approaches, and contributions that come from having the broadest diversity of students, faculty, and staff across the College. The Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is a standing committee appointed by the President and comprised of students, faculty, staff, alumnae and trustees who are responsible for setting goals and developing programs that promote the College’s mission to be the most diverse, inclusive and equitable community possible.

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