Diversity and Inclusion
At Lewis & Clark, we believe that people learn best, and flourish the most, when they encounter perspectives, people, backgrounds, and experiences other than their own.
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Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Lewis & Clark College honors the liberal arts tradition as a learning community committed to diversity and inclusion. The Office of the Dean of Diversity and Inclusion educates, advocates, promotes, and engages the Lewis & Clark community in diversity, equity and inclusion to foster and support a multi-cultural, multi-religious, multi-identity college community where all feel challenged to venture from their comfort zone, feeling supported and a part of the college community, as they grow and learn.
Diversity Dialogues wraps up with lecture about high rates of incarceration among Native American populations - The Beacon, University of Portland
Nina Oishi BA ’18 is this year’s recipient of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Senior Woman Recognition Award, given annually in honor of outstanding scholarship, character, personality, contributions to campus and community life, and potential for future achievement.
Associate Professor of Law and Philosophy Jeffrey D. Jones was honored with the 2018 Leo Levenson Teacher of the year Award at commencement on Saturday, May 19. Jones earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed postdoctoral studies at Boston University’s School of Law and BU’s then Institute on Race and Social Division. He received his J.D. at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.