Office of Multicultural Affairs

Haq Center for Cross-Cultural Education

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The Haq Center is named in honor of Hanover College professors Dr. Mythili Haq and Dr. Anwarul Haq. Mythili Haq (1926 - 1995) served the College from 1969 to 1992 as Associate Professor of Sociology. Anwarul Haq (1923 - 1990) served the College from 1969 - 1990 as Professor of International Studies. The Haq Center is dedicated to the memory of two beloved teachers who advanced the mutual respect of citizens of different countries and backgrounds.

The Haq Center for Cross-Cultural Education exists as a hub for diversity programming, academic exploration, and intergroup dialogue on the Hanover College Campus.



  • Join student clubs and organizations
  • Become a member of the Multicultural Planning Committee
  • Participate in multicultural events and celebrations on campus
  • Plan and participate in workshops, trainings, and discussions
  • Volunteer to help the Haq Center
  • Get involved with Human Rights Issues
  • Use our Study Lounge and safe space 
Statement of Mutual Respect

As a member of the Hanover College community, you are expected to be respectful of the individual rights and freedoms of others within the community including faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Disrespect, hostility, or discrimination toward an individual or group based on their race, color, gender, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, religion, or sexual orientation is contradictory to the Hanover College Principles and will not be tolerated. If common understanding does not exist between individuals, you are expected to exhibit sensitivity to others.


Haq Center

Brown Campus Center

Phone: 812-866-7025