Definitions for usage across NMNEC were recommended by the NMNEC Diversity Committee and have been approved by the NMNEC Leadership Council.

These definitions will be included this fall in the NMNEC Program Evaluation Student Survey and the NMNEC Faculty Course Reports for clarity in answering questions related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2021). Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

National Association of Colleges and Employers (2021). Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.