About SMU Human Resources

Human Resources Diversity Statement

In support of the University's mission, the Department of Human Resources is committed to enhancing SMU’s competitive advantage through creating a safe, inclusive environment where every person's worth and dignity is valued and nurtured.


We recognize our workforce is a source of strength that is vital to our ability to effectively serve SMU's diverse customers and community.

We will:

  • Actively recruit, develop, and retain a diverse and talented workforce.
  • Proactively address discrimination through education and in partnership
    with other departments and leaders.
  • Serve as a role model to celebrate and nurture diversity.
  • Foster inclusion by staying curious and clarifying assumptions.
  • Evaluate and develop policies and practices that reflect the diverse nature of our workforce.
  • Build and strengthen accountability at all levels to support diversity efforts.