• Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    The DEI Leadership Team provides guidance to college leadership on matters of diversity, equity, and inclusion as they affect students, faculty, administration, and staff at LaGuardia. The council promotes policies that strengthen and uphold LaGuardia’s core values and strategic priorities by encouraging open and engaged dialogue that builds and sustains an equitable and inclusive campus environment.

  • What is DEI?

  • Students attending a lecture

  • Wednesdays With Wendy

    Come on down and be a part of our conversation as we engage in various topics about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).

  • Students attending a seminar

  • Students attending a lecture
  • Anti-Racist Pedagogy Teach-In

    LaGuardia's Third Annual Anti-Racist Pedagogy Teach-in will showcase Student Success Mentors (SSMs) from the First Year Seminar community. Following from the theme and call of Opening Sessions, the SSMs will lead faculty and staff in a conversation about what has worked (and what has been a challenge) as we've tried to implement a more intentional pedagogy of kindness in our classrooms, divisions, and offices.

    Friday, May 6
    Location TBD
    10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

  • "We believe that diverse perspectives make us stronger and seek to learn from everyone’s unique experience and cultural inheritance."

    Mission & Core Values

  • DEI Leadership Team

    Wendy Nicholson – Chair Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    Vanessa Bing Social Science
    Steven Hitt LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
    Jason Hendrickson English Department
    Tuli Chatterji English Department
    Joy Sanchez-Taylor English Department
    Darren Barany Social Science
    John Chaney Social Science
    Jhony Nelson Office for Students with Disabilities


    Wendy Nicholson
    Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion