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About Weatherhead

Diversity Statement

The Weatherhead School of Management commits to foster and sustain a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where all students, faculty, staff, and alumni feel a sense of belonging, respect, and value, and where all feel empowered to succeed academically, professionally and personally. As a community, we appreciate and celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage inclusive relationships and interactions among all community members.

Our School is committed to upholding management as a noble and inclusive profession. We develop leaders who strengthen and advance diverse, equitable and inclusive environments in their workplaces and communities.

We cultivate an intellectually and culturally diverse community that is welcoming to all students, faculty, and staff, and serves as a source of pride and center of life-long engagement for alumni. We welcome a broad set of perspectives and ideas from different disciplines and schools of thought.


The Weatherhead School of Management has an enduring impact on business and society through cutting edge research and innovative teaching that prepares professionals for the marketplace of the future.


The Weatherhead School of Management is a leader in data-driven, experiential and market-based management education and research. We leverage our strengths from Appreciative Inquiry to Artificial Intelligence (AI to AI), empowering our graduates to solve complex problems and lead thriving organizations that do well by doing good.


The Weatherhead School of Management proudly embraces our student-centered culture of excellence that promotes collaboration, inclusion and diversity in all that we do.

  • Student-Centered - We believe in our students and alumni being our true north, and promote their development, growth and well-being.
  • Excellence with Integrity - We act ethically and transparently with all our internal and external stakeholders to promote and reward a culture of inquiry and discovery that is driven by evidence-based innovation in our research, in our classroom experience and in our community endeavors.
  • Collaboration in Action. We act collegially within our WSOM community, the university and with external partners to develop enduring and transformational knowledge across disciplines.
  • Diversity with Inclusion - We value diversity of ideas, culture and people to foster an inclusive, respectful and supportive community of lifelong learners.


J.B. Silvers

J.B. Silvers

Interim Co-Dean, Professor, Banking and Finance
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