Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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American University
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Emily Curley
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:
No

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :
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Members of the committee, including affiliations :
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The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee is available:
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity office?:
Yes

A brief description of the diversity office:

Several offices address diversity and equity issues as their primary missions, including the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Disability Support Services, and the GLBTA Office.

Eight full-time staff and three student staff members work on diversity across these offices on campus.


The number of people employed in the diversity office:
11

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

Diversity coordinator’s name:
Phyllis Peres; Beth Muha

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officers

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:

The university has EEO officers for faculty and staff - Phyllis Peres, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Dean of Academic Affairs and Beth Muha, Executive Director of HR. Both have the overall responsibilities for EEO matters at the university. There are some specific offices in Campus Life such as the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Disability Support Services, GLBTA office and the Dean of Students that also serve as resources for students on diversity matters.

In addition, all of AU's EEO policies (Affirmative Action Program, EEO Complaint procedures, Sexual Harassment Policy, Discrimination and Discriminatory Harassment Policy, and Americans with Disabilities Act Policy) are in the Staff Manual under Section Two, Employment Policies.


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

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