Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

ProudXU

Xavier Students holding up a two banners, one is an Xavier flag and the other is an LGBTQ+ Alliance flag, while a taking picture during a rainy day out in Cincinnati

ProudXU, a group of LGBTQ+ and ally employees that meet to discuss various issues relating to the LGBTQ+ community.
Follow us on Instagram @proud.xu

Upcoming Gatherings

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
12-1pm  // Gallagher Student Center Clocktower Lounge
Brownbag lunch.  Please bring your lunch and plan to social distance. 
Zoom link available - please request via email.

Thursday, February 25, 2021
11am-12pm // Zoom
Zoom link available - please request via email.

Friday, March 26, 2021
12-1pm  // Gallagher Student Center Clocktower Lounge
Brownbag lunch.  Please bring your lunch and plan to social distance. 
Zoom link available - please request via email.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
3-4pm  // Gallagher Student Center Room 330
Zoom link available - please request via email.

Friday, May 21, 2021
12-1pm  // Gallagher Student Center Clocktower Lounge
Brownbag lunch.  Please bring your lunch and plan to social distance. 
Zoom link available - please request via email.

Month of June
Visit Gallagher Student Center throughout the month of June to see a display of LGBTQ+ flags and information about the different flags and colors of our rainbow!

Friday, June 4, 2021
Kick-Off Pride Month Celebration
4-6pm // Xavier Yard

Email address: ProudXU@xavier.edu

Contact Dustin Lewis, if you would like to be added to our email list.

LGBTQ+ Guidebooks and Websites:

Creating a Welcoming Campus and Community College Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

International Coffee Hour

ProudXU hosted an International Coffee in collaboration with the Center for International Education.  Our spread featured rainbow-themed foods while educating attendees about our affinity group.

Xavier faculty holding up a flag that says "Proud XU" in Gallagher while taking a picture 

Courageous Conversation on Sexuality & Gender

Thanks to the 50 Xavier faculty and staff members that participated in the day-long Courageous Conversation on Sexuality and Gender.  We appreciate your willingness to further the dialogue on our campus about how to make Xavier a more welcoming and inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ students, employees as well as visitors.

Xavier faculty celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in the Cintas Banquet Center

Alumni Weekend 2018

Over Alumni Weekend, members of ProudXU joined with current students and LGBTQ-identified alumni in the Center for Diversity & Inclusion for a reception and breakfast.

Human Rights Campaign Gala: Color Ball 2019 & 2020

Xavier faculty, staff and alumni attended the annual HRC Gala at a table sponsored by ProudXU.

Xavier students and faculty alike taking a picture for Pride Month Xavier students surrounded by balloons while taking a picture in honor of Pride Month

Launch & Learn: Stonewall 50 - Our Pride Month Kick-Off Event

ProudXU hosted a "launch and learn" to kick-off Pride Month and educate our community about the history of the LGBTQ rights movement - in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Riots.

Students and faculty at a "Launch and Learn" conference in Gallagher

ProudXU members, faculty, staff, alumni and students at Cincinnati Pride 2019

Xavier proudly marched with about 60 in attendance at the Cincinnati Pride Parade this year!

LGBTQ+ students at a Pride Rally with flags taking a picture

ProudXU Members

XU members at the Cincinnati Pride Parade taking a picture