Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.83
Liaison Tom Twist
Submission Date June 12, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Bates College
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.78 / 2.00 Tom Twist
Sustainability Manager
Facilities
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee, office, and/or officer tasked to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings related to diversity, equity, inclusion and human rights on campus?:
Yes

Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on students, employees, or both?:
Both students and employees

A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:

https://www.bates.edu/equity-inclusion/

Bates College offers a mandatory orientation diversity and inclusion program for our students, as well as a mandatory three-day workshop for all staff that interact with students. We have a robust office of diversity and inclusion, whose VP reports directly to our president.


Estimated proportion of students that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
All

Estimated proportion of staff (including administrators) that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
Some

Estimated proportion of faculty that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
All

A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence trainings and activities for each of the groups identified above:

As stated above, all students, and all faculty and staff that work with students complete a mandatory third party-hosted training. In the case of the faculty and staff, these trainings are multi-day events. Senior leadership also participate in these trainings.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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