To advance Miami University’s inclusive excellence and promote a welcoming community for all by providing an integrated, holistic approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion through structures, policies, initiatives, and programming.

Vision and Purpose

To lead among peers as a diverse, equitable, accessible, and inclusive learning and working community representative of our broader society in which students, faculty, and staff feel connected, accepted, and valued.

Message from the Vice President

Cristina Alcalde

Dr. M. Cristina Alcalde
Vice President for Institutional
Diversity and Inclusion
Learn more about Dr. Alcalde


The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion provides an integrated, holistic vision of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and strategic direction at Miami University.

We are proud to work with Miami’s amazing faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, and partners to support and advance increasingly inclusive structures and lived practices. Our efforts address climate, recruitment, retention, programming, capacity-building, and a range of educational opportunities. We are committed to ensuring that our inclusive living, learning, and working environment reflects the multiple intersecting identities within our local and global communities, and to promoting the full participation of every Miami student, faculty, and staff member. We invite you to explore this website to learn more about existing and planned initiatives and programs, read our annual reports and newsletters, and find resources.

The OIDI team welcomes your thoughts, ideas, and engagement as we continue the long-term, multilayered work of organizational cultural change and transformation in our journey to reflect an ever more inclusive Miami community.

With Love and Honor,

Cristina Alcalde, Ph.D. (she/her/hers)
Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
Professor, Global and Intercultural Studies


Reporting Office

Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity (OEEO)
This office provides an equitable environment for students, faculty, and staff and works to achieve this with compassion, understanding, and fairness to all parties involved. The OEEO staff works closely with faculty and staff on matters related to equitable hiring practices, ADA compliance for persons with disabilities, and issues of discrimination as well as providing information and training.