WVU Law is committed to increasing diversity in the classroom and the legal profession. 

WVU Law Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 2020
Photo: the WVU Law chapter of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.

At WVU Law, we strive to create a safe environment that is welcoming to students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds and life experiences. It's who we are. It's part of our culture of excellence.

Did you know? 

  • West Virginia University is a multi-year winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award (INSIGHT into Diversity: 2016-19). 
  • In 2017, the City of Morgantown added diversity language to its nondiscrimination ordinance protecting the employment, housing, and public accommodations rights for all of its residents. 

WVU Board of Governors Rule 1.6

West Virginia University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture by promoting diversity, inclusion, equality, and intercultural and intercommunity outreach. 

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, marital or family status, pregnancy, veteran status, service in the uniformed services (as defined by state and federal law), religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression in the administration of any of its educational programs, activities, or with respect to admission or employment. 

WVU Law Diversity Spotlights 2019-20

Diversity Spotlight