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Northwestern’s diversity commitment

Access. Equity. Enrichment. Well-being.

Northwestern continually strives to build and foster a rich, vibrant, and diverse community that embraces unique individuals and perspectives. Read further about how Northwestern welcomes and embraces diversity. Northwestern University actively seeks women, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons for employment and promotion throughout the University.

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Heritage Months


Juneteenth National Independence Day
Yesterday, President Joe Biden signed into law the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, designating June 19 as a public holiday. This historic action came just one day after Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation declaring Juneteenth an official state holiday.

Commitments to Social Justice: One Year Later and Looking Ahead
We recognize that building a campus community where everyone feels a deep sense of belonging requires not merely ambitious goals but a different way of being.


New Diverse Candidate Slates Policy Advances Equitable Hiring Practices
Today, we announce an important piece of that pledge – a new university-wide policy on diverse candidate slates (DCS) for staff that will go into effect June 14.

Supporting our Indian Community

In recent weeks, we have seen heart-wrenching scenes from India as a new COVID-19 variant has fueled a record number of cases, pushing the death toll above 200,000. The situation is worsening as oxygen supplies dwindle and intensive care beds become scarce.

Northwestern’s Pursuit of Systemic Change
Universities, including Northwestern, are and must continue to be instruments for discourse, rigorous debate and lasting change.


Veterans - colorguard stand at attention at graduation

Northwestern is honored to welcome Veterans to our inclusive community. We are committed to serving individuals that served their country.

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For Northwestern Hiring Managers

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