Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
One University - Nurturing our Diversity, Striving for Equity, Embracing Our Inclusive Future
At Bay Path, maintaining a welcoming campus community to people of all backgrounds has always been a top priority. We firmly believe that individuals of all religions, nationalities, races, gender identities, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic statuses have the right to a safe, accepting, and enriching higher education experience.
We are committed to fostering an environment in which diversity is welcomed and all individuals feel they belong."
Student Spotlight: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Student Subcommittee
President Sandra J. Doran, JD, talks with four student members of the University's Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Student Subcommittee in this month's Student Spotlight.
On Monday March 8, International Women’s Day, Bay Path University held its fifth annual On the Move Forum to Advance Women in a virtual setting for the first time. To kick off the event a virtual art exhibit was showcased as attendees logged on. In between the slides of impactful art, which can be seen in person on Bay Path’s Longmeadow campus, were equally inspiring quotes by influential women.
Read The Story
In 2021 that mission remains as important as ever as communities and campuses come together to learn from history and to recognize and celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Americans. When we asked our students how they’d like that honor to be represented this year in Bay Path’s annual Black History Month events, their answer was clear: after the collective trauma that 2020 held, it was time to come together as a University to recognize and celebrate Black culture.
Read the Story
Our Commitment Page:
We value transparency in communication, and because diversity and campus climate involve every member of the community, we are devoted to sharing all relevant information in regards to diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus. In our commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we have developed a multifaceted initiative to create a more accepting campus community. To learn more about Bay Path’s commitment to diversity, equity, and acceptance, be sure to check out the
Our Commitment page.
I Am Bay Path Storytelling Project Page:
Storytelling is one of the oldest forms of human communication. Whether it is passing down history and lore to following generations, or a means to inspire and inform, storytelling is a powerful tool to connect, as well as share authentic experiences with one another. It is in that spirit that the I Am Bay Path Storytelling Project was founded and developed. To learn more about the Storytelling Project, check out the
I Am Bay Path page.
Diversity Dashboard Page:
Bay Path keeps detailed information regarding demographics and campus climate. This information is compiled from multiple sources, including university records and voluntary surveys. Data is carefully analyzed in order to draw conclusions about what may benefit the University in terms of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Be sure to check out our
Diversity Dashboard page.
Our Progress Page:
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Community Council understands that achieving the goals of the Action Plan is a long-term effort, requiring the commitment and support of many in the University community. This page is provided as a way for members of the community to keep apprised of progress on each element of the plan. Additional and more substantive updates will be provided via the range of University communication vehicles.
Check out our Progress page here.
Community Council Page:
The Community Council page offers information on Bay Path’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Community Council. Here, the purpose of the Community Council is clearly outlined, and information regarding the structure and members of the Council is provided. The Council plays a major role in ensuring that the university’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals are addressed. For more information and a full list of Council members, be sure to
visit our Community Council page.
Bay Path offers a variety of resources for students and employees who have questions about diversity, equity, and inclusion, or who wish to get involved on campus. There are also several local resources available to community members. To learn more about our diversity, equity, and inclusion resources, you may
visit our Resources page.