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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Marshall: Campus Initiatives

Resources at Marshall for African American Students (CAAS)

Located in the Memorial Student Center, the Center for African American Students (CAAS) offers a pleasant and engaging environment committed to engendering the highest level of academic success for African and African-American Students. CAAS is also the primary home for the Black United Students Social Club and connection site for all black Greek letter fraternities and sororities. Affairs

The mission of Intercultural Affairs is to create an environment providing progressive learning experiences necessary to assist our students in the acquisition of skills, knowledge, and practices to successfully live, work and contribute to the well-being of others in a global society. Hispanic Organization

The purpose of the Intercultural Hispanic Organization is to share the traditions, language, and culture of different Spanish speaking countries.


Resources at Marshall

 Marshall University LGBTQ+ Office

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning+ Office (LGBTQ+) is a sensitive balance of services designed to support LGBTQ+ students, staff, faculty, and allies. The offices strives to create an inclusive and safe campus community that promotes understanding, acceptance, empowerment, and visibility of people with marginalized genders and sexualities through support, educational resources, and advocacy. Services provided include, but are not limited to…the Trans Closet, a Lending Library, Queer to Slay Support Group Meetings, and more.


Marshall University Food Pantry

Marshall University is fighting this battle by giving students access to a Food Pantry. Our mission is to eliminate hunger at Marshall University by providing food and promote nutrition to our students and the community. Not only do we provide food we provide a variety of nutrient dense foods. Giving students and the community a well-balanced diet.

Marshall University Japanese Language Program

Students study all things Japan, from culture, literature, and language here in Huntington.

 Marshall University Muslim Students Association

The aim and purpose of the MSA is to serve the best interest of Islam and of the Muslims of Marshall University.
 Native American Student Organization

The Native American Student Organization works to promote cultural education as well as understanding amongst faculty and students at Marshall. Each time that we have a chance to showcase Native American culture to students and faculty we make sure we display cultural crafts, regalia, dancing, music, and a wealth of knowledge of specific Native nations as well as an overall culture that may be similar between most nations.


Resources at Marshall

The President’s Commission on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Commission is committed to developing and implementing educational and social initiatives that reflect the University’s commitment to all stakeholders and its pledge to create and maintain a community for all regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status. 


The President’s Commission on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will serve as an advisory group to the President of Marshall University on matters related to diversity, equity, and inclusion and will take as our guidance the President’s goals for the University and recommend initiatives and programming that supports the recruitment, development, and success of a diverse workforce and student body.

Women’s and Gender Center

Through a variety of educational programs, culturally-diverse events, resource opportunities, and comprehensive support services, Marshall University Women’s Center strives to address the needs of women of Marshall and the surrounding community.