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In October 2014, the Greater Pittsburgh Higher Education Diversity Consortium (GPHEDC) was formed to better assist and develop a robust investment on the critical issues impacting diversity and inclusion in higher education throughout the Pittsburgh region. 

Housed in the Office of Diversity Inclusion at Duquesne University, the consortium is focused on sharing best practices, resources, and promoting activities that cultivate professional development, leadership development and student success at a variety of higher education institutions.

Current GPHEDC Member Institutions:
Carlow University
Carnegie Mellon University
Chatham University
Community College of Allegheny County
Duquesne University
Edinboro University
Grove City College
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
LaRoche College
Point Park University
Penn State University
Robert Morris University
Seton Hill University
Slippery Rock University
University of Pittsburgh
Washington & Jefferson College
Westminster College

Mission Statement:
The Greater Pittsburgh Higher Education Diversity Consortium (GPHEDC) is dedicated to
guiding and facilitating transformative change to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in
support of academic excellence and educational opportunities at colleges and universities in the
Southwestern Pennsylvania region.

For more information, please contact GPHEDC Co-Chair, Jeff Mallory, Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion and Student Advancement - Duquesne University at 412-396-1117 or odi@duq.edu