Office of Equity & Inclusion

Mission & Vision Statement

Family. Together. United.

Mission Statement

The Office for Equity and Inclusion exists to encourage inclusive excellence, educate the University and community, and examine the systems, policies, and processes at Holy Family University to ensure all persons across the spectrum of identity experience an equitable, accessible, and vibrant community in which to learn, work, and live. The Office for Equity and Inclusion embraces a comprehensive and holistic view of equity, diversity, and identity-lending to the richness that is humanity and enhances the University vision of Family and our values of Respect.

Vision Statement

To be an instrumental partner in a University community centered upon the acknowledgment and support of the whole and total person, modeling inclusive excellence in our institution’s full vestment in the access and equity of our students, partnering collaboratively with our stakeholders to ensure Holy Family University remains a model institution of higher education.

If you have questions regarding equity, inclusion, or non-discrimination, we encourage you to contact the office by calling 267-341-3504 or by emailing

We want you to have a positive experience while you are at Holy Family University. In case you have a concern regarding non-discrimination, we encourage you to communicate with the Director of Equity and Inclusion/Deputy Title IX Coordinator, April Washington, for support. She can be contacted at 267-341-3504 or