The Ohio State University at Mansfield


Embrace Your Individual Uniqueness

We understand that the ideals of 'diversity and inclusion' have implications that go well beyond the collegiate experience. In a study conducted by Forbes' contributor group, Forbes Insight, "diversity" is cited as a "key driver of innovation" and is seen as a "critical component of being successful on a global scale". This is in line with our mission to strive to be a model of 'inclusive excellence' both for our campus communities and communities impacted through our reach on a more global scale.


Mission: The Office of Diversity and Inclusion advances academic excellence by increasing and advocating for campus diversity and inclusion. The Office undertakes initiatives aimed at the recruitment, retention, and success of underrepresented students, faculty, and staff, by working with academic units, community partners, and national organizations and institutions. Vision: To be the nation’s premier leader and model for the institutional integration of excellence through diversity in higher education for the 21st century.

Values: We are committed to:
  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Social Justice and Equity
  • Respect and Civility
  • Leadership and Partnerships