Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Dan Wakelee
Submission Date May 1, 2015
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California State University, Channel Islands
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Laurie Nichols
Sr. Director Human Resources
Human Resources
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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?:
Yes

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:

Multiple units at CI have responsibility for promoting diversity and equity on campus, these include:
President’s Commission on Human Relations, Diversity and Equity
Mission:
To support the University’s mission through promoting a campus climate that embraces all forms of multiculturalism and diversity inclusion to ensure a working, living and learning environment that is free of all forms of discrimination. The campus climate should move beyond the passivity of tolerance to the activity of welcoming.
CI Values:
• Diversity as a source of renewal and vitality
• Principles of equity and social justice
• Dignity and respect for all people

Human Resources

Title IX and Inclusion office

Intercultural Services

+ Date Revised: June 25, 2015

The full-time equivalent of people employed in the diversity and equity office:
2
+ Date Revised: June 25, 2015

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer is available:
http://www.csuci.edu/hr/diversityandequity.htm
+ Date Revised: June 25, 2015

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:

CI students receive multiple opportunities to gain cultural competence through training, education and campus activities including:
• All incoming students participate in sessions on “Campus Core Values” (one of which is multicultural understanding) and “Multicultural Experience “ as part of orientation.
• The required general education curriculum includes three units of multicultural coursework prior to graduation.
• All enrolled CI students are required to complete an interactive online training program about issues of sexual harassment, discrimination and harassment.
• Diversity training, workshops and events offered through Intercultural Services.
• Diversity training for students participating in the first and transfer year experience programs through the ISLAS Academy.

CI staff and faculty receive multiple opportunities to gain cultural competence through training and activities including:
• required to complete an interactive online training program about issues of sexual harassment, discrimination and harassment.
• Day-long Diversity Forum
• SAFE on Campus training to reduce homophobia and heterosexism at CI.
• Creating Classroom Community: Tips and Techniques for Increased Student Success
• Connecting Student Lives to Curriculum Through 'Testimonio Pedagogy’
Infusing International Perspectives into Curriculum
Towards Excellence and Equity: Unconscious Bias Training
• Navigating Cultures
• Faculty Diversity at CI: A HUGs (Historically Underrepresents Groups) Conversation, Part 2

+ Date Revised: June 25, 2015

The website URL where information about the cultural competence trainings is available:
http://www.csuci.edu/intercultural-services/programs-events.htm
+ Date Revised: June 25, 2015

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