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Syllabus Diversity Statement

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Treasure Ortiz, an Instructor from CSU San Bernardino, incorporates a diversity statement into the class syllabus. This statement is written specifically for students in a public administration class who work with all types of communities and community members. This statement is focused on inclusion and diversity and includes a statement that reads: "Diversity and inclusion are only obtained through understanding and empathy, while we may not agree on everything, at the end of the day, what you think, and feel is valuable to the conversation."

QLT Objectives Met

  • QLT Section 1: Course Overview and Introduction
    • Objective: 1.9 The course syllabus includes a personal or departmental statement that is aligned with the institution or college’s messages relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and provides means by which students can address violations of these policies and ideals with their instructor, peers, and/or university administrators.


Additional Information

  • Material Type: Syllabus
  • Author: Treasure Ortiz
  • Institution: California State University, San Bernardino
  • Date Created: 2021-06-26
  • Course Format:   Online