Texas Tech University


Mission Statement

The mission of the Diversity Committee in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech University includes the following elements:

  • Assist the Department in providing a culturally sensitive environment in which all members of the Department community have opportunities to thrive professionally and personally.
  • Support recruitment and retention of diverse faculty, staff, and students.
  • Facilitate and promote opportunities for learning and discussion related to diversity throughout the curriculum, in our research and service, and in extracurricular activities.
  • Serve as a liaison and resource for students, staff, faculty, and administrators on issues related to equity, diversity, and multiculturalism.

The Committee's work is responsive to the changing needs of the Department and is consistent with the Committee's mission, the Department Chair's goals, the mission and vision of the TTU Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement, and the American Psychological Association best practices for training multiculturally competent psychologists.