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Hendrix College

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
1600 Washington Avenue
Conway, Arkansas 72032
(501) 450-1362
Email address
School Information
"Hendrix College is a private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas. Founded in 1876 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884, Hendrix is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges and is nationally recognized in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings for academic quality, community, innovation, and value" (Source: The college has an enrollment of 1,100 and 96 full-time faculty. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1, and the school offers 32 undergraduate majors, 34 minors, and an M.A. in accounting.
General Information
Hendrix has created an Office for Diversity and Inclusion as well as an Office of Multicultural Student Services, providing resources and support to diverse students. Diversity training is also provided. The school plans to actively recruit and retain diverse individuals as part of the campus community. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Admissions Policies
  • The school states that it will "recruit and retain diverse students, faculty, and staff."
Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training
  • The college has an Office of Multicultural Student Services. The office offers student programming activities, diversity training and leadership to support."
Curriculum Changes and Requirements
  • Hendrix offers a minor in Social Justice, which will "examine issues of diversity, equity, and representation."
  • The college states that it will "promote capacities for understanding diverse cultures," "cultivate capacities for generous listening, especially to those who might otherwise not be heard," and "afford opportunities for mutual transformation through multicultural cooperation."
  • The college has an Office for Diversity and Inclusion. The office also has its own dedicated Facebook page.
  • The college has a Committee on Diversity and Dialogue as well as a Trustees' Committee on Student Life, Diversity, and Inclusion and Athletics.
Symbolic Actions
  • On September 11, 2021, Hendrix held an event titled, "Dismantling Racism: Embracing a New Tomorrow."
  • On June 5, 2020, the college released a statement in response to the death of George Floyd.
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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