Contribution to Diversity Statement: A guide for RIT candidates The statement should provide the candidate’s ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the university’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences. These abilities can be in reference to RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
The diversity statement should provide the search committee with an understanding of the candidate’s capabilities as it relates to diversity and the support of underrepresented populations. The statement should allow the committee to assess this qualification on the candidate of how they can make this contribution to RIT.
These candidate’s capabilities could be expressed by providing the following: