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Equity and Inclusion at LMU

At LMU, the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion are deeply ingrained in the way we live, learn, and work. We examine our progress as an institution and community as we seek to create a more just, equitable world. Join us as we make an inclusive and socially just campus.

Ignite Equity

LMU Center For Equity for English Learners founder, Magaly Lavadenz.

Equity in Education

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LMU graduate and filmmaker Rebecca Murga.

Representation Matters

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How DEI Drives Us

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In external funding for DEI
research and student support

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Top 2%

Of most diverse U.S. universities
(College Factual, 2021)

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of students receive financial aid

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Cultural & Community
Student Organizations

Research that Makes an Impact

LMU research centers drive change for healthier communities and a more equitable world.

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Pursuing Equity Through Policy

LMU centers and institutes ignite change at the intersection of academic research and community empowerment.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Discover how LMU promotes these values as intrinsic to our university mission.

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Equity in the Classroom

Driving Inclusion in Theatre Arts
LMU College of Communication and Fine Arts

Driving Inclusion in Theatre Arts


A new grant enhances experience for first-generation and BIPOC students in the arts.

Improving STEM Student Experience
LMU Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Improving STEM Student Experience

A $2.5M grant addresses systemic racism in STEM learning environments.

Reducing Barriers to DEI Classroom Materials.
LMU William H. Hannon Library

Reducing Barriers to DEI Classroom Materials

A $1.5M grant incentivizes faculty to create open-access resources on DEI topics.

Expanding First-Gen College Access.
LMU School of Education

Expanding First-Gen College Access

A nearly $3M federal grant helps first-gen students prepare for college success.

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Supporting Students from Historically Underrepresented Populations

LMU’s robust programming supports recruitment, enrollment, success, and graduation of first-generation and low-income students, and students from historically underrepresented backgrounds.


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