As the King’s College community, we seek to more fully and strategically embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion as fundamental to our mission. Our Catholic and Holy Cross tradition calls us to treat each person as made in the image and likeness of God. 

Definitions and Mission


Diversity refers to the facets of human identity such as race, ethnicity, nationality, culture, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical and intellectual capacities, religious/philosophical beliefs, military status, and generational status. 

Our mission values diversity by seeking to welcome to all people and to “champion the inherent dignity of every person.

We are committed to:

  • Caring for the whole person, including the spiritual, physical, mental, and moral well-being of each member of the community. 
  • Fostering a community of people with multifaceted understandings of themselves and the world around them.  


Equity promotes justice and fairness in accessing opportunities for education, employment, and contracts.

Our mission values equity by:

  • Seeking to mobilize the talents and professional skills of our students and employees “to serve the common good” of our own community and the world.
  • Striving to live justly and educate widely as a means to peace. 

We are committed to:

  • Providing underrepresented populations with access to educational experiences, resources, and communities.  
  • Ensuring that our learning and working environment is free from harassment, discrimination, and bullying and that no member of our community is discriminated against in any capacity. 


Inclusion refers to efforts to create an environment of respect, engagement, and belonging for members of and visitors to our campus in their diverse identities, needs, talents, and gifts.  

Our mission values inclusion by:

  • Seeking to bring together people of diverse backgrounds into a transformative community that respects, celebrates, and engages with each other. 
  • Educating in a way that blends academic excellence with “creative pedagogy, engaged mentorship, co-curricular participation, and a collaborative spirit."

We are committed to:

  • Changing programs, policies, and processes of the college to become a more caring and inclusive community. 
  • Carrying on and developing the creative educational vision of Blessed Basil Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross, by cultivating an inclusive pedagogy in all our learning environments.