Office of Diversity

Our collaborative approach to ensuring that all members of the campus community feel welcome and included builds on the university’s strength in diversity.

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We have a vision for tomorrow.

Educational attainment is one of the greatest equalizers to upward mobility; successfully completing college has implications for the uplift of not just students, but also their families and communities. Your gifts will transform LSU into a national leader in helping underrepresented populations succeed. You will bring together the LSU community in examining multidimensional perspectives of personal and cultural engagement through intellectual curiosity and advocacy, for the benefit of the entire university and the world.

Fundraising Priorities

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President's Millennial Scholars Program Scholarships

PMSP is designed to retain high-achieving underrepresented students by providing academic support, professional and leadership development, and mentorship. Your gifts will help us to double the number of scholars we support.

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Faculty Inclusive Excellence Initiative

Your gifts will increase the number of diverse faculty at LSU across all majors and provide resources to ensure that LSU is competitive in attracting these scholars to join our community.

One LSU Initiative

Your gifts will provide infrastructure and programmatic support for addressing the significant challenges that revolve around diversity and inclusion at LSU, providing an opportunity to shift the climate of the university

Diversity Abroad

Your gifts will increase the number of first generation and underrepresented students studying abroad, provide scholarships and programmatic support for students, and develop international opportunities for faculty and administrative exchanges.

THRIVE!@LSU Scholarships

One in four underrepresented students drops out of college before sophomore year. Decisions to persist to graduation are often driven by finances. We can ensure that funding doesn’t impede earning a degree.

THRIVE!@LSU Programmatic Support

Gifts will support cocurricular experiences including the Black Male Leadership Initiative, Genesis Tutoring and Mentoring, cultural organizations (NASO, HAS, AASA, etc.), and a multicultural student leadership conference.

THRIVE!@LSU Offices

Gifts will support the LSU Center for Cross-cultural Exchange to empower and engage all members of the LSU community in examining multidimensional perspectives of personal and cultural engagement.

THRIVE!@LSU Centers

Gifts will support the LGBTQ Center, African American Cultural Center, and Women's Center so that they can reach more students, an in an intentional and sustained manner.

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