Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Mission
Baker College strives to ensure that all of our programs, institutional goals and events, and commitments are open to all constituencies of students, staff, faculty, community members, employees and participants. As an institution of higher learning committed to new knowledge and innovation, we understand that true excellence and attainment comes from diversity of individuals who are fully a part of all of our institutional endeavors.
To achieve inclusive campus professional and learning environments, we interact with a variety of organizations and institutions in various disciplines and contexts. We seek to be exemplars in practice of diversity, equity, and inclusion by working in communion with multiples levels of professional representation throughout our college system. We are committed to our initiatives to fully understand how and why we can advance our levels of diversity, equity and inclusion.
In order to achieve our goals, we expect all of our faculty, staff, and students to participate in these efforts and both teach and learn about the dynamics of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We will accomplish our goals by:
Actively acknowledging our privileges and openly discussing them.
- Listening more and speaking less.
- Acting out of a sincere interest in challenging larger oppressive power structures and violent, segregating social climates.
- Supporting and making use of our privilege for the people we seek to work with, in unity.