Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.20
Liaison Smith Getterman
Submission Date March 1, 2017
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Baylor University
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.67 / 2.00 Smith Getterman
Assistant Director of Sustainability and Special Projects
Office of Sustainability
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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:

By its nature, a university reflects unity within diversity. The purpose of the Campus Diversity Committee is to promote diversity as a strength, as a core element in academic excellence, and as a reflection of a caring Christian community. The Campus Diversity Committee, with the support of the Office of the President, seeks to ensure an academic environment that welcomes, recognizes, respects and celebrates the personal heritage of all campus constituents. The Committee should emphasize efforts to strengthen community at Baylor.


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

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

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

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

The university holds many events and speaker sessions for the entire campus community in an effort to diversify the breadth of knowledge and enlarging the cultural horizons encountered at Baylor University.


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