Missouri State University

Commitment to a Diverse Workforce

Missouri State is committed to the concept of "Inclusive Excellence," which includes employing a diverse workforce.

What does "Inclusive Excellence" mean?

  • Inclusive excellence expands and enhances humanity.
  • The University seizes the moment and the opportunity for growth and enrichment through diversity.
  • Missouri State responds to the challenges and the opportunities of a global community.
  • Educational excellence is inclusive.
  • Valuing differences through diversity matters.
  • Businesses and community leaders benefit from the University's leadership to strengthen workforce diversity and cultural competence.
  • Diversity serves as a catalyst for educational excellence.
  • Diversity strengthens the community while improving our educational environment and the achievement levels for all students.
  • Cultural competence is critical to the statewide mission in public affairs by allowing community engagement through ethical leadership.
  • Diversity is an economic imperative for our region and our state.
  • To realize all of the benefits of Inclusive Excellence requires a diverse workforce – faculty and staff.