Our Mission

To promote environments that are affirming, welcoming, equitable, and inclusive at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, with the goal of advancing student belonging and growth. Our commitment to equity, belonging and leadership is the shared responsibility of students, staff, and faculty, and must be supported and guided by all on campus.

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Putting Students First

Create an inclusive university climate to support the retention and success of all students.

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Inspiring Ingenuity

Provide innovative and transformative experiences and programming that enables all students to advance campus-wide inclusive excellence and leadership.

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Creating Community

Work with university and community partners to identify, implement, and sustain efforts to advance equity and belonging across campus.

Join the Intercultural Scholars and Leaders Community

The Intercultural Scholars and Leaders Community provides opportunities for first time freshmen and transfer students to join a vibrant learning community that provides a roadmap to success while at UNK. Being a member of the community includes personal development coaching, academic success mentoring, as well as professional development and civic engagement opportunities.

To become part of the Intercultural Scholars and Leaders Community, applicants must be admitted to UNK and complete the scholarship application by March 1.

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Intercultural Engagement and Leadership

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