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The College of Liberal Arts encourages civic engagement, emphasizes global perspectives, and promotes diversity and inclusiveness. Through inclusive excellence, we lead our students, faculty and staff into spaces that fuel community, connection and conversation. To honor the complexities and intersections of the identities held on our campus, the following pages include conversations about DEI, connections to resources, and access to diverse communities that foster a sense of belonging and respect for all.

Our Mission | Engage, Think, Collaborate, Create

We cultivate, thinkers, creators, innovators and global leaders.

Our Vision | Unified in Excellence

We aspire to be a leading college unified in excellence.

‘Bloody Sunday’ project recipient of NEH humanities grant

An Auburn University multidisciplinary project focused on the infamous “Bloody Sunday” civil rights event that occurred in Selma, Alabama, on March 7, 1965, is the recipient of an award as part of $28.4 million in humanities grants recently announced by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Journalism senior Noah Griffith advocates for accessible athletics experiences

A longtime athlete, Auburn man and accessibility advocate, Griffith works to make Auburn more accessible, and the university listens to what he has to say.

Belk's Project Hometown Heroes selects BraveHearts Center for Place and Purpose

Launched in December 2017, Project Hometown was created by Belk to promote communities, to help families thrive, and to empower their stores and their associates to make a difference. BCPP was awarded $10,000 to go towards its programming, supplies, and outreach initiatives.


We understand diversity, equity and inclusion is an ever-changing conversation. We are diligent in the types of initiatives, activities and spaces that center DEI. We aim to illuminate our challenges and bring about change with intentional activities, programs and conversations.

Inclusive Excellence Cabinet

The Inclusive Excellence Cabinet aims to help students gain awareness of and an appreciation for the many aspects of diversity so that they’re better equipped to handle an ever-changing society.