Old Dominion encourages diversity in every aspect of the university. Diversity enhances and enriches the educational, employment, and community experience. To this end, we must foster an environment conducive for meaningful and robust expression of ideas reflecting variety points of view.
Located at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, the Center for Social Mobility is at the forefront of higher education social mobility issues and focuses on approaches institutions can take to support students and address systems that may promote social mobility. The Center for Social Mobility, established in 2018, is one of the only centers in the country focusing on social mobility to be housed at an institution that serves a large population of low-income and underrepresented students.