Office of Diversity Programs

Mission and Goals

Efroymson Diversity Center Mission Statement

The Efroymson Diversity Center of Butler University enhances the personal development and academic success of students by preparing them to be active and responsible citizens with respect and appreciation for the diverse cultures represented on campus and the inherent diversity within our global society.

The Goals of the Efroymson Diversity Center

  • To assess the academic, social, cultural and economic needs of the Butler multicultural student population and provide support services to address their individual needs.
  • To provide advice, counseling and other services to the Butler international student population.
  • To promote global awareness and intercultural understanding through diversity enrichment programs for the Butler and greater Indianapolis community.
  • Foster and provide a warm, welcoming, supportive and inclusive campus environment for students from diverse backgrounds
  • Provide a venue for social and intercultural interaction, academic and cultural programming and diversity organizations.


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Office of Diversity Programs

Efroymson Diversity Center
Atherton Union, Room 004
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Phone: (317) 940-6570
Fax: (317) 940-6572
Director: Valerie Davidson