In response to the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests and the history of racism in Louisiana and throughout the country, LSU is intensifying our ongoing work to foster a campus community that is not only inclusive but anti-racist. We will start by listening to and validating the experiences and perspectives of people of color and continue with self-education, fervent action, and transparent humility—until equitable responses to these issues are inherent in each of us.

Effective immediately, we are taking the following actions to address a platform of concerns that Black student leaders on campus have presented us:

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Roadmap to Diversity

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The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion’s 2020-22 Diversity & Inclusion Roadmap is divided into four subcategories that were the results of four separate subcommittees: campus climate, faculty, students, and staff. Each subcategories is comprised of a set of general recommendations. 

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LSU Cares

LSU Cares is a university initiative dedicated to the well-being of students and promotion of a community that cares about each of its members.

LSU offers an online reporting system to help students, faculty, staff, families, and friends submit reports about:

  • potential violations of the LSU Code of Student Conduct;
  • concerns regarding sexual misconduct and hazing;
  • concerns surrounding acts of bias or discrimination;
  • complaints or grievances; and
  • concerns about students in crisis or distress.

 LSU Cares Online Reporting System


LSU Science Café: Race and the Pandemic, July 2020

Join LSU scholars Roland Mitchell (College of Human Sciences & Education Dean and School of Education Professor), Lori Martin (LSU Department of Sociology and African & African American Studies Professor), and David Stamps (Manship School of Mass Communication Assistant Professor) as they share their research pertaining to race in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.