Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.66
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

American University
IN-9: Diversity and Equity Recognition

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Courtney Stoner
Sustainability Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution been formally recognized for leadership in diversity, equity, and/or inclusion during the previous three years by a national or international program? :
Yes

A brief description of the diversity, equity, and/or inclusion recognition:

American University was designated as a First-gen Forward Institution as a part of the 2020-21 cohort.

The First-gen Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education who have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students

https://www.american.edu/media/news/20200325-first-gen-designation.cfm


Documentation affirming the diversity, equity, and/or inclusion recognition:
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Website URL where documentation affirming the diversity, equity, and/or inclusion recognition is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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