Loyola University Chicago

Diversity and Inclusion at Loyola


  • Loyola adds more diversity to Core Curriculum

    Beginning in fall 2017, students will have more options to choose from in the Core Curriculum—all designed to allow them to broaden their understanding of the world as a whole.
  • New UNIV 102 class to tackle bias

    New sections of UNIV 102, titled “Understanding Bias,“ will be devoted to helping students better understand themselves and each other.
  • Faculty members discuss diversity

    As a Jesuit university, Loyola welcomes the free exchange of ideas between everyone on campus. It’s at the heart of who we are. In that spirit, we brought in eight faculty members to talk about faculty diversity and inclusion—and why it’s so important at a university.
  • He has a passion for helping minority students

    As the director of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs (SDMA), Joe Saucedo goes to work every day with one goal in mind: to help underrepresented students at Loyola succeed. “I believe I have a responsibility to confront oppression when I see it,” he says, “which is why I feel so passionate about the work of my department.”
  • Meet Loyola’s chief diversity and inclusion officer

    Winifred Williams, PhD, has more than two decades of experience as an executive leader in the field of human resources and diversity. As the University’s vice president, chief human resources officer and its chief diversity and inclusion officer, she is using the depth of her experience to bring people together at Loyola.
  • Professor brings diverse perspective to Cabinet

    As a child, Associate Professor Christopher E. Manning, PhD, lived on military bases around the world. It was a life-shaping experience that gave him a unique perspective on the meaning of diversity.
  • Black Lives Matter Conference takes on racism

    Nearly 100 people attended the Black Lives Matter Conference on April 2 at the University’s Water Tower Campus. Read a recap and see photos from the event.
  • Black Lives Matter Conference

    Three Loyola graduate students are hoping to build on the momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement with an April 2 conference on campus.
  • From Point A to PhD

    See how the McNair Scholars Program can help underrepresented students achieve their graduate school dreams. Watch Video
  • In Response: Bioethicists Can and Should Contribute to Addressing Racism

    Faculty and alumni of Loyola University Chicago’s Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics have written four articles in the April issue of The American Journal of Bioethics. All are in response to the article, “Bioethicists Can and Should Contribute to Addressing Racism.” As part of its mission, the Neiswanger Institute seeks to give rise to a research and teaching focus for faculty that includes addressing racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare.