LSUA Office of Civil Rights Compliance & Access


Mission Statement: 

To foster an inclusive and equitable campus environment where the rights of every individual are respected, protected, and upheld. Eradicate discrimination and harassment in any form. Strive to safeguard equal access to educational and employment opportunities.

Our Vision:

To be a beacon of excellence and leadership in fostering a campus environment that champions equality and anti-discrimination. We envision a future where every member of our university community feels empowered to fully participate and succeed, regardless of race, age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, or any other characteristic. Through proactive initiatives, innovative programs, and collaborative partnerships, we aspire to create a campus culture that not only meets legal requirements but also sets the standard for best practices in civil rights compliance and access. We aim to inspire continuous learning, dialogue, and action to dismantle barriers, challenge biases, and promote social justice. Together, we strive to create a university where every individual is embraced, valued, and supported in achieving their full potential.

Core Values: 

Our commitment to social justice drives our efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion across the university through shared responsibility.    


Advocate for institutional accountability based on principles of fairness, solidarity, and understanding the value of all campus community members. 

Create a culturally inclusive campus climate through a dialogical approach, enabling collaboration within and beyond the institution to realize shared goals. 

Holistic approach to student success and employee satisfaction by continuously reviewing and evaluating perceptions of the university and providing leadership initiatives, experiential learning opportunities, and  professional development. 

Inclusive excellence guides our work to close achievement gaps and promote the expansion of equitable access to resources necessary for optimal success. 

Equity in education and the workplace is fundamental to decision-making and essential to strategies that mitigate barriers that prevent students, faculty, and staff from receiving the support they need to thrive and perform their personal best. 

Value experiences, beliefs, and perspectives different from our own by inviting the campus community to engage in open-ended conversations centered around cultural humility, self-reflection, and acknowledgment of all who have made contributions to society.

Empower the institution to function more effectively by collaborating to launch intentional strategies for the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student, faculty, and staff population and workforce. 




For Assistance
Call: (318) 473-6558 Visit: Mulder 326 Email: Diversity Report Card