Discuss how you embrace the underlying values of this vision as well as how aspects of your background, experiences, or interests in research/creative activity would enrich the diversity of our campus community.

“The University of Louisville strives to foster and sustain an environment of inclusiveness that empowers us all to achieve our highest potential without fear of prejudice or bias. We commit ourselves to building an exemplary educational community that offers a nurturing and challenging intellectual climate, a respect for the spectrum of human diversity, and a genuine understanding of the many differences-including race, ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, religion, diversity of thought and political ideology-that enrich a vibrant metropolitan research university. We expect every member of our academic family to embrace the underlying values of this vision and to demonstrate a strong commitment to attracting, retaining, and supporting students, faculty, and staff who reflect the diversity of our larger society.”
In the context of the UofL Statement on Diversity, discuss how you embrace the underlying values of this vision as well as how aspects of your background, experiences, or interests in research/creative activity would enrich the diversity of our campus community (required question, please limit to 300 words).