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Mapping Our Progress

Action item key

  • Green - Completed
  • Yellow - In progress
  • Red - To begin

Action Items

We are creating an Inclusive Excellence Action Plan that aligns with our Adventure 2030 institutional strategic plan.

  • Create a cross-campus inclusive excellence action team to help identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and trends in the area of diversity and inclusion at Northwest.
  • Generate and prioritize objectives and actions for the Inclusive Excellence Action plan.
  • Design and distribute the Inclusive Excellence Action Plan to the campus community for implementation in fall 2022.


We will review Northwest policies and propose changes as appropriate.

  • Northwest completed a review of the policies in the Faculty Handbook to ensure equity in all policies and processes.
  • Northwest is conducing a campus wide policy review that is being led by each member of the Northwest Leadership Team in consultation with legal counsel.


We will work to enhance the recruitment and retention of diverse employees at Northwest.

  • Northwest has created an onboarding and hiring Green Team to identify biases in the hiring process.
  • Enhance the President’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Team to provide real-time updates of barriers affecting underrepresented students at Northwest.


We will identify and address barriers that affect the retention and graduation of underrepresented students at Northwest.

  • Create three scholarships for Black students through the Karen L. Daniel Legacy Fund.
  • Enhance the President’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Team to provide real time updates of barriers affecting underrepresented students at Northwest.