University of Wisconsin–Madison
Scenes of dancers from Powwow 2017

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students , faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

Institutional Statement on Diversity, 2016

Community Spotlights

  • Line Breaks poster

    11th Line Breaks Festival is April 11-16

    Presented by the UW-Madison’s Division of Diversity, Equity & Achievement and produced by the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI), Line Breaks Festival brings the top new aesthetics in contemporary performance art to the UW-Madison campus …