Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 62.57
Liaison Kylee Singh
Submission Date Feb. 16, 2017
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California Polytechnic State University
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Kari Mansager
Program Director
Office of Unity, Diversity, and Inclusion
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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:

The Office of University Diversity and Inclusivity (OUD&I) is committed to “Making Excellence Inclusive” by strategically working to enhance the campus climate through embedding diversity and educational equity in all aspects of the university. Cal Poly is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally competent campus community that engages in a curricular and co-curricular learning environment that incorporates the Learn By Doing philosophy. OUD&I is identified as a vital asset in guiding university-wide initiatives through collaborative relationships with departments to foster inclusion and uphold the institution’s comprehensive polytechnic mission.


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

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):
Some

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

Students attend trainings and activities provided primarily by the Cross Cultural Centers (including the Multicultural Center, Pride Center, and Gender Equity Center). Staff attend trainings and activities provided primarily by Human Resources (as of Fall 2016, however, the Office of University Diversity & Inclusivity has hired a Program Director who will greatly enhance the number of cultural competency trainings available to staff). Faculty attend trainings and activities provided primarily by the Center for Teaching Learning and Technology's Inclusive Excellence Specialist.


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