Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.57
Liaison Susan Kidd
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2012
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STARS v1.0

Agnes Scott College
PAE-8: Support Programs for Under-Represented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Justine Schwartz
Sustainability Fellow
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support under-represented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the student body:

There are several organizations within the student body and student affairs that support under-represented groups within the student body. First and foremost, there is an umbrella organization for multicultural student groups called the Committee of Multicultural Student Organizations (COSMO). It is an umbrella organization with at least one representative from every multicultural student group, making it an amazing group of students from various backgrounds, races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations and age groups.


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the faculty:

Lavender Hour is a forum that provides LGBTQIQ students, faculty and staff the opportunity to speak and share their experiences through group discussion an dialogue.


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the staff:

Lavender Hour is a forum that provides LGBTQIQ students, faculty and staff the opportunity to speak and share their experiences through group discussion an dialogue.

In addition to Lavender Hour, the staff can also be heard on campus through the Staff Council, a democratically elected governing body that advocates and lobbies for the staff on various issues. The Staff Council aims to “create a staff senate to provide employees with opportunities to suggest and pursue improvements in workplace climate.”


The website URL where more information about the programs in each of the three categories is available :

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