“…we aspire to become a place that is both diverse and unapologetically committed to equity and inclusion — because we know full-well that diversity on paper is one thing, and equity and inclusion are another.”

Chancellor Andrew Martin, Inaugural Address, October 3, 2019

The Washington University Equity & Inclusion Council

The WUEIC is made up of a combination of role-based, appointed, and open call members who may be Washington University students, faculty or staff.

The council has been created as the university-wide body to facilitate implementation of the 2017 Commission’s research and recommendations and to provide institutionalized and structured communication, accountability, and alignment opportunities for university stakeholders working on equity and inclusion.

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Recent Progress


Equity and Inclusion Council releases community update

This week, the Washington University Equity and Inclusion Council released its first progress update tracking the council’s startup process in its first semester. Chancellor Andrew D. Martin called for the council’s formation in June, charging it to create a process to build sustainable, lasting change on campus, informed by the comprehensive report and recommendations prepared […]

New Equity and Inclusion Council to begin work

Washington University in St. Louis’ new Equity and Inclusion Council (WUEIC) recently unveiled its structure and mission, along with an invitation to those interested in serving as members.