Access, Diversity & Inclusion Roadmap to guide our future

The ADI Roadmap serves as a guiding document for our divisional initiatives and programming.

Who We Are: Our Mission

The Division serves as the institutional leadership on matters of access, diversity, and inclusion as they relate to the community and experiences of students, faculty, and staff at Mississippi State University.

What We Do: Our Vision

Central to the university’s public, land-grant mission, the Division works to provide access and opportunity to a diverse population by infusing its core principles into institutional decision making, processes, communications and initiatives.

Partnering across academic and administrative units, the Division leverages collective expertise to promote access and foster a diverse and inclusive campus environment that contributes to the enhancement of teaching, research, and service at Mississippi State University.

Principles & Goals

Core Principles

  • Accountability
  • Advocacy
  • Community
  • Support

Divisional Goals

  1. Compliment institutional efforts to identify, attract, retain, and graduate a diverse student body
  2. Bolster the identification, retention and promotion of diverse faculty, staff and administration
  3. Expand pathways and services for support and care that enhance academic achievement, student development, persistence and degree completion
  4. Enhance campus climate through educational and strategic initiatives