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Office of Diversity

Walla Walla University follows the biblical instruction that every person is created in the image of God as a being of inestimable value and worth. This belief leads us to oppose barriers that separate people from opportunities. We strive to provide every student and employee a safe environment and an atmosphere of inclusion in harmony with the mission of Walla Walla University. Our diversity efforts focus on preparing students and employees to challenge inequality by teaching and modeling cultural competency throughout our university community.


Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. -Ephesians 4:3

The mission of the Walla Walla University Office of Diversity Services is to promote learning and working environments free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, ability, or veteran's status.

The Office of Diversity Services here at WWU exists to:

  • Meet the particular needs of a diverse student population.
  • Educate the college community on matters of diversity.
  • Foster understanding and constructive relations among members of this diverse community.
  • Support and encourage recruitment of faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Encourage understanding and respect for differences in culture, ability, and thinking patterns.
  • Direct/Coordinate programs and activities that provide an inclusive and Christ like spirit among groups, clubs, and organizations of WWU.

Contact Information

Pedrito Maynard-Reid

Pedrito.Maynard-Reid@wallawalla.edu

(509) 527-2393

Last update on July 6, 2017