Special Programs and Initiatives


The University of Louisville prides itself on celebrating diversity and fostering equity in order to achieve inclusion. We follow the Cardinal Principles, which promote our commitment to each other and to our community.

But we need to do more. At this important moment in our nation’s history, we pledge to take a stand against the systemic racism that continues to impact all of us, particularly our Black students, faculty and staff, and other stakeholders of color and from historically marginalized groups. We will take concrete action to lead to much-needed change on campus and in our community.

We will become the nation’s premier anti-racist metropolitan research university.

This site will highlight the historic steps, current and ongoing initiatives, and future actions enacted or needed to help us achieve this goal.

Together, we will drive needed change to strengthen all of us personally, professionally and collectively for years to come.