Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.57
Liaison Yaffa Grossman
Submission Date March 16, 2016
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Beloit College
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Lindsay Chapman
Sustainability Coordinator
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee, office, and/or officer tasked by the administration or governing body to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings related to diversity and equity on campus?:

Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on one or both of the following?:
Yes or No
Student diversity and equity Yes
Employee diversity and equity Yes

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

Office of Intercultural Affairs: It is our mission to help build a community that is committed to working together to make Beloit College a safe, understanding, nurturing, competent learning environment for all students, faculty and staff regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or any other differences that represent our campus and community. We will do this through programming, education, training and providing opportunities for open and honest dialogue. We do this as a means of enhancing the best possible educational experience for our students in preparation for the complexities and challenges of our ever changing world.

The full-time equivalent of people employed in the diversity and equity office:

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer is available:
Does the institution make cultural competence trainings and activities available to all members of the following groups?:
Yes or No
Students Yes
Staff Yes
Faculty Yes
Administrators Yes

A brief description of the cultural competence trainings and activities:

A variety of speakers and presenters are brought to campus throughout the year.
One ongoing program is Sustained Dialogue which seeks to create connections between students who do not normally interact by promoting respectful conversation around issues of race, gender, and power. Faculty and staff also participate in Sustained Dialogue groups with each other.

The website URL where information about the cultural competence trainings is available:

Our Office of Intercultural Affairs focuses on diversity, equity, and cultural competence, because they are interrelated.

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