Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity

Originally established in July 1971, H-OAP leads a sustained University-wide effort and to develop, coordinate, and advance inclusive excellence, diversity, and equal opportunity (EO) initiatives, programs and policies at Harvard University. The focus of this work is to instill the campus community with an understanding of: 1) the centrality, importance and complexity of inclusive excellence in our academic and administrative endeavors, 2) the benefits of diverse learning and working environments, and 3) the meaning and significance of equal opportunity and equity outreach efforts.

See also: University-wide