Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 30.08
Liaison Julian Dautremont-Smith
Submission Date Oct. 9, 2012
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Alfred State College
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Elizabeth Raterman
Director of Multicultural Affairs
Office of Multicultural Affairs (Student Affairs)
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

The President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion embraces and nurtures a diverse institutional culture that is in accord with the College’s Strategic Plan. The President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion:

•Advises the President on issues, policies and practices that affect the College’s commitment as a champion of diversity and inclusion;
•Reports regularly to the President and the College community on the status of issues of diversity and inclusion at Alfred State College;
•Offers recommendations to improve the campus climate for a diverse institutional culture;
•Proposes initiatives to help achieve the strategic goal of ensuring greater racial and ethnic diversity at Alfred State College, and in this regard to fully engage faculty, staff, and students in the creation of an institutional culture that fosters diversity and is inclusive.

Members of the committee, including job titles and affiliations :

Ann Baldwin (Admissions Counselor)
Jodi Andersen (Resident Director)
Lila Campiz (Student)
Julian Dautremont-Smith (Chief Sustainability Officer)
Loren Fuller (Financial Aid Counselor)
Pamela Ho (Student)
Kathleen Hobson (Resident Director)
Jessica Hutchison (Faculty)
Calista McBride (Faculty)
Mark Payne (Faculty)
Spencer Peavey (Senior Director of Student Activities & Greek Life)
Regina Pollard (Faculty)
Brian Quinn (Faculty)
Elizabeth Raterman (Chair of PCDI & Director of Multicultural Affairs)
Michael Ronan (Faculty)
Samantha Roosa (Human Resources)
Matthew Ryan (Senior Director of Residential Life & Leadership)
Melanie Ryan (Director of Disability Services)
Gregory Sammons (ex officio/Interim Vice President of Student Affairs)
Amy Shaver (Faculty)
Dean Tzivanis (Resident Director)
Alicia Wheaton (Faculty)

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee is available:

Does the institution have a diversity and equity office?:

A brief description of the diversity office:

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) has a primary mission of coordinating and implementing a comprehensive multicultural experience for the college community. Through educational workshops/programs, cultural programs, advocacy and outreach, OMA facilitates student growth in multicultural competence. While serving as a resource for ALANA (African-American, Latino-American, Asian-American and Native-American) students in matters of academic, social, cultural and personal well-being, OMA promotes all students' understanding and appreciation of racial, ethnic, gender, sexual orientation and other differences. OMA is committed to creating opportunities for students to challenge bias by promoting sustained dialogues around individual differences and to prepare students to be engaged and effective citizens in an increasingly global society. OMA collaborates with other academic departments and student affairs offices on campus to create a welcoming and supportive learning environment for all.

The number of people employed in the diversity office:

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity office is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity coordinator?:

Diversity coordinator’s name:
Elizabeth Raterman

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Director of Multicultural Affairs

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:

The Director is tasked with various responsibilities at the campus, such as:
•building community
•diversity awareness through programming
•professional development
•advising student organizations

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity coordinator is available:
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