Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) provides leadership for the work of diversity at Seattle Pacific University. Established in July 2017, the ODEI is the culmination of earlier efforts to more deeply integrate diversity goals into the fabric of the institution.

Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Sandra Mayo talks about what diversity means at Seattle Pacific University.


Jemar Tisby to Speak at ODEI Diversity Lecture

We are pleased to announce the inaugural ODEI Diversity Lecture, which will be held on January 22, 2020 with Jemar Tisby.

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Flowers in front of SPU

Meet the VP for diversity, equity, and inclusion

“From a posture of humility, we engage the complexities and tensions of diversity and we invite God’s presence as we pursue greater understanding and empathy across differences.”