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Inclusion and Diversity at The Hill

What Does Inclusion and Diversity Mean at The Hill School | At The Hill School, not only do we look to acknowledge and celebrate diversity, we seek to make everyone feel included and welcome. Every member of our school, including students, faculty, and staff should feel respected and loved for their unique identities that make our community strong. We believe that all community members should feel safe and welcome regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religion, or ability.

The Hill School Inclusion Statement | The Hill School believes in fostering an open, diverse and inclusive community. We stand together, committed to making our students, faculty, and staff members feel respected and valued for every aspect of who they are. We recognize and support all of the Hill community and affiliates regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. We will provide a safe environment committed to civility and mutual respect in which individuals are accepted, empowered, and supported. We will furthermore seek to develop students who are prepared to interact within a diverse and globally minded society. We believe inclusion encourages an informed, global perspective, an essential trait we seek to cultivate in every student, faculty member, and staff member. We, The Family Boarding School, make it our mission to ensure every member of our family feels welcomed, included, and safe.

Inclusion Council | The Inclusion Council is a student group designed to oversee issues around inclusion and diversity on campus. The Inclusion Council is comprised of students who have expressed interested in inclusion and diversity work, while representing various groups on campus. The Council meets bi-weekly with faculty representatives to discuss how to address issues on campus and help foster an inclusive community. The Council, in conjunction with the Inclusion Task Force, is responsible for promoting and creating both on and off-campus events, programs, and discussions around inclusion and diversity. Students who are interested in joining the Inclusion Council must apply and are selected by the faculty.

Inclusion Task Force |  The Rev. Khristi Adams ( and Mr. Jeff Hollway ( serve at Hill's Co-Directors of Inclusion and Diversity and lead the Inclusion Task Force, a faculty group responsible for overseeing issues around inclusion and diversity. The Inclusion Task Force meets bi-monthly and is comprised of faculty members from all on-campus academic and student life departments. The Task Force works in conjunction with the Inclusion Council to promote and create both on and off-campus events, programs, and discussions around inclusion and diversity.

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