Dominican University of California declares that its commitment to diversity and the fulfillment of its educational mission is best achieved when every member of the University community upholds in thought, word, and deed:
"E Pluribus Unum; Ut Unum Sint. "Out of many, one; that all may be one." Two profound visions—our American civic tradition and our Catholic religious heritage—inform Dominican University of California's commitment to the principle of pluralism and to the dream of a reconciled community.
Faithful to these birthrights, Dominican seeks to nurture attitudes and behaviors that promote global awareness, inclusive sensibilities, and respect for the dignity of each individual regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, culture, political conviction, or disability—all in the light of the Truth that breathes forth love and in the hope of a common life that transforms the world."
Consistent with the above declaration and Dominican ideals, the University recommends that every member of the community support and express his or her active commitment to diversity utilizing the guiding principles stated below:
Dr. Suresh Appavoo
Director of Campus Diversity Initiatives