In its work, the Office of Equity will partner with academic colleges, divisions, and departments across campus. In many ways, the work of the Office of Equity is to provide broad alignment across the university with institutional goals for ADEI, develop allyships to advance key priorities, and work with the President and the executive and academic leadership team of the university to ensure that as an institution we are making meaningful progress on our ADEI goals and metrics.


Striving to create a culture of accountability for how we share our common space and what happens in it.

Group of students in discussion within the skybridge, a naturally brightly lit open space.
Three banners line the walkway leading to Old Main reading People, Planet, Place.

Okanagan Charter

As part of a comprehensive plan to improve student and employee health and wellbeing, Western Washington University has adopted the Okanagan Charter and joined the United States Health Promoting Campuses Network, an initial cohort of eight U.S. universities committed to becoming health-promoting institutions.