Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice

In everything we do, we reflect an equitable and inclusive learning and working community that values the diverse racial, ethnic, socioeconomic and sociocultural communities we serve.

We have a strong commitment to recruiting and nurturing students, faculty and staff who represent diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences.

Remembering the Victims of the May 14 Atrocity

On May 14, 2022, a white supremacist murdered 10 Black people and wounded several others in a targeted attack at a grocery store in Buffalo's Jefferson Avenue neighborhood. We will never forget this atrocity or the lives we lost that day. Together, we will remember and continue to say their names.

Justice for Greater Social Good

We pride ourself on our deliberate support of a more equitable social balance. You shouldn't be surprised to see our faculty vocally expressing solidarity with or aversion to the world's most pressing societal issues. Here are a few examples:

Diversity in the UB School of Social Work

The demographic snapshots below summarize the gender and racial/ethnic composition of students, faculty and staff in the UB School of Social Work as of fall 2021.

Race and Ethnicity