The Ohio State University at Lima


Office of Diversity and Inclusion

• The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Lima is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion for students, faculty, and staff. Research shows that diversity enhances the learning experience for all students and prepares students for a global society that is diverse and interconnected for 21st century leadership. Ohio State Lima aspires to create a cultural environment that is inclusive, and a safe haven for the campus community to authentically share ideas to achieve excellence in higher education.

• The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) at Lima Inclusive Excellence Plan is positioned to support the values of The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, The Ohio State University Strategic Plan, and The Ohio State University at Lima Strategic Plan.

Mission

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Lima works across academic departments to advance diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence throughout campus by supporting students, faculty, and staff. ODI Lima and the Diversity Committee’s commitment to D, E, I include the implementation of policies, procedures, programs, and activities to ensure a welcoming culture for the campus community, the communities we serve, our community partners, stakeholders, and guests.

Vision

To be the academic leader in northwest Ohio for championing diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence on the Lima campus, and northwest Ohio.

Values

The Ohio State University at Lima is a land grant institution committed to serving diverse populations, educating leaders, and providing the multitude of opportunities of an Ohio State University education in northwest Ohio.

  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Respect and Civility
  • Resource Stewardship
  • Access and Opportunity
  • Collaboration and Partnerships
  • Social Justice and Advocacy