• 2024 MLK and Black History Month Celebration


    Fatima Goss Graves, JD
    President and CEO, National Women’s Law Center

    "Hope Is a To-Do List: Beyond the Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Rulings"

    Feb. 6, noon, MSTF Leadership Hall

  • Weaving University REPS: Diversity Action and Accountability Plan

    UMB's Inaugural Diversity Strategic Plan

    Representation, Repetition, Reputation

    Learn more about the plan

  • Inaugural Be JEDI Innovation Grants Announced

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has announced the recipients of its inaugural Be JEDI Innovation Grants.

    Read about the grants

  • ‘Forbes’ Recognizes UMB’s Diversity Efforts

    The University's commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion was recognized again in 2023 by Forbes magazine!

    Read more

  • Second UMB Cohort Touts Faculty Success Program

    The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity’s online program provides faculty members with strategies for academic success, better work-life balance, increased productivity, and more.

    Read about the Second UMB Faculty Succes Program Cohort

  • Focus on ‘Inclusive Excellence’

    A School of Pharmacy task force transforms input into vigorous initiative to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion.

    Read about the initiative

Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Mission Statement

The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion leads, builds capacity, and cultivates collective action to advance sustainable, systemic change that promotes equity and justice in all dimensions of the mission and culture of UMB.

Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Vision Statement

All people thrive, belong, and contribute wholly to the mission, vision, and values of the institution.


At UMB, we embrace and are committed to diversity, and we value inclusive and just communities. We oppose racism and oppression in all their forms. Equity and Justice are part of the university's Core Values.

In addition to the university’s core values, the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion works to promote and embody the values of collaboration, leadership, and excellence.

In June 2022, the opening column of The President's Message was dedicated to discussing the core values of equity and justice.