• A Boost for Faculty Diversity, Development

    The EDI Office worked with school deans to sponsor and encourage faculty members to take part in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity’s Faculty Success Program.

    EDI Office Works to Boost Faculty Diversity, Development at UMB

  • ‘Forbes’ Recognizes UMB’s Diversity Efforts

    University ranks No. 109 out of 500 companies overall and No. 6 among the 40 educational institutions included in the list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity.

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  • UMB Student Affairs Honored as Promising Place to Work

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore has been named one of the 2022 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs for the fourth year in a row by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine.

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At UMB, we believe that all people thrive, belong, and contribute wholly to the mission, vision, and values of the institution.

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.


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, the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion works to promote and embody the values of equity, justice, respect, integrity, sustainability, well-being, discovery, innovation, 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.