Approved by the Board of Visitors in December 2021, Longwood’s Five-Year Diversity Strategic Plan includes objectives that focus on:

Access and Success

Achieve and maintain a more diverse and inclusive undergraduate and graduate/professional student body, faculty, and staff.

Climate and Intergroup Relations

Create and sustain an organizational environment that affirms and respects diversity and employs inclusive practices throughout its daily operations.

Education and Scholarship

Engage students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community in learning the varied perspectives of domestic and international diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.

Infrastructure and Accountability

Create and sustain an institutional infrastructure that effectively supports progress and accountability in achieving DEI goals.

Community Engagement

Leverage institutional philanthropy and community partnerships to improve outcomes in local and regional communities.