Vision and Mission

“Designing the Future: A Strategic Vision and Plan” has established a 25-year blueprint to guide the Institute’s efforts to shape and influence the future as a leading technological university in the 21st century. Our enduring values of integrity, excellence, impact, innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership, and community are strengths that we build upon to achieve our aspirations for the future. With this in mind, Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion aspires to achieve the following vision through our stated mission:


Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will be Georgia Tech’s leader in advancing a culture of inclusive excellence that will be exemplified by:

  • A welcoming, diverse, and inclusive culture.
  • Mutual respect among faculty, staff, and students.
  • Diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and intellectual pursuits.
  • A shared responsibility of academic excellence and equity.

Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will support and advance the attainment of a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community by promoting inclusive excellence strategies in Georgia Tech’s teaching, research, recruitment, hiring and promotion, and service endeavors.