News, Media and Stories | Diversity

An update on the university's efforts to foster inclusion and support for its diverse community.
Students, faculty, and staff have various ways to continue the conversation facilitated by Lee Mun Wah.
Student leaders have reinstated the historic Black Student Union and founded the Hispanic Heritage Student Association, creating a rising awareness of diversity at Pacific University.
World Symbols
Ken Colman ’84 considers himself a “citizen of the world.”
Life of the Spirit – Young woman reading
At Pacific University, students are looking for — or finding — ways to bring their spiritual practices to life on campus.
Hand Drawn illustrations of salt and pepper shaker
Food is more than what appears on the table. What we eat is an element of who we are, where we come from and how we relate to our world. To the social scientist, food is a symbol of culture, identity, gender, family and power.
Pacific University Diversity Director Alfonzo Lopez-Vasquez
The numbers speak for themselves. Thirty-nine million people of Latin-American descent now live in the United States. Native-born and immigrant Latinos have eclipsed all other ethnic minorities in numbers, economic clout and influence.

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