Give to Diversity Efforts at LSU

Diversity is Good For Everyone

Your gift to the Diversity Programs support fund is just one of the ways that you can demonstrate your commitment to LSU. All gifts received enable us to make an impact on the areas of priority to increase diversity among students, faculty, and staff at LSU. Having the resources to maintain scholarships, enhance student programs, and provide faculty support is central to LSU’s efforts to become a model of inclusive excellence in higher education.  

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Thank you to our Donors and Supporters:

Gifts to the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion through the LSU Foundation are one of the ways that our alumni and friends demonstrate their commitment to LSU. Gifts received enable the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to make an impact in the areas of priority to increase diversity among students, faculty, administration, and staff at LSU. Gifts received are immediately used to maintain scholarships, enhance student programs, and provide additional support to faculty, all of which is central to LSU's efforts to become a model of inclusive excellence in higher education. Thank you for being a member of the vibrant community that supports LSU's commitment to diversity and inclusion. 


Hear from some of our students:

Lauryn Honore

smiling woman wearing glassesClass of 2021

Psychology, Pre-Med

Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA


What Lauryn says:

“The President's Millennial Scholars Program has allowed me to meet and collaborate with diverse individuals. I have been able to form lifelong friendships with people of all backgrounds. I have definitely gained a sense of global awarenes selfidentity, and independence because of PMSP.”







Ty’Mariyah Polk

students standing on stairs2020 NAACP Image Award Winner                                                                                                         
Hometown: Powder Springs, GA

What Ty’Mariyah says:

"BMLI has impacted my experience at LSU by providing a brotherhood of likeminded men. Some of the friendships and relationships that I have built from BMLI will be life-Long. it also has provided me with a network of individuals to help me in the future."








Lauryn and Ty’Mariyah are two of the students that benefited from the gifts made in support of diversity. On behalf of Lauryn, Ty’Mariyah, and thousands of more, thank you! 


Our Priorities

In addition to annual gifts there are various ways of supporting the advancement of Diversity Initiatives at LSU. Our funding priorities provide an overview of some of the ways you can be involved: 

Impacting the academic mission of the university through diversity and inclusion initiatives

GOAL:  Increasing faculty diversity and engagement (Recruitment, Retention, Research)

Creating opportunities for access and success for students at LSU

GOAL: Increasing student scholarships to impact access and success for underrepresented populations at LSU (Access, Retention, Graduation)

Creating an industry standard in inclusive excellence through the provision of holistic student support services, local engagements and global experiences

GOAL: Providing impactful student life experiences and academic support programs to develop the next generation of leaders

Positioning LSU as a catalyst for transforming the community, regionally, nationally and globally by our commitment to diversity, innovation and service

GOAL: Introduce transformative ideas for interdisciplinary programs and projects that position LSU as the preeminent institution for diversity, innovation and service in the nation


Join Us in Supporting Diversity at LSU

Ways to Give

There are different methods for giving (e.g., scholarships, general support, donation, etc.). You can contribute by check, money order, or online. View information for online gifts.

Ways to Get Involved

If you or your company would like to sponsor any of our programs and projects, become affiliated with our unit, or want to help us promote the objectives of our office, we recommend that you first please contact us.

Ways to Connect

We want to hear from you. If you are an alum who was involved with any of our offices and are making great strides in your career, the community, or other areas of diversity, let us know. Contact our office with your most recent accomplishments.

For more information, please contact:

Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

135 Thomas Boyd Hall
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
225.578.5736 office
225.578.5980 fax