Assisting Faculty and Staff in Their Efforts to Nurture Diversity

The Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence serves as a resource for the implementation and nurturing of campus-wide diversity-sensitive learning environments, equipping faculty and staff for effective student learning engagement.

Vision for the Center

The vision of Azusa Pacific University’s Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence is an inclusive university environment within which all students, staff, faculty, and administrators thrive. The center fosters APU’s commitment to inclusive excellence through the development and facilitation of diversity initiatives, and supports faculty and staff through various professional development opportunities designed to advance social justice through increasing access, opportunity, equity, diversity, and inclusivity in all aspects of university life.

News & Features

Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence

Elsewhere at APU

  • John Thornton on the Great Giving Paradox

    John Thornton, Ph.D., chair and professor, Leung School of Accounting, examines the paradox of giving as it relates to Scripture.

  • Tina Ellison: Driven to Serve

    At Azusa Pacific University’s core are faculty and staff members committed to serving their community with a spirit of care and authenticity. Exemplifying this calling, is APU trolley driver Tina Ellison.

  • APU Theater Presents Godspell

    Azusa Pacific University theater presents Stephen Schwartz’s musical Godspell. The show runs on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. from March 30-April 9, with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.