Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 42.65
Liaison Jillian Buckholz
Submission Date April 19, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, East Bay
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.08 / 3.00 Kimberly Baker-Flowers
University Diversity Officer
University Diversity Office
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Does the institution have a publicly posted non-discrimination statement? :
Yes

The non-discrimination statement, including the website URL where the policy is publicly accessible:

Protected Status: Genetic Information, Marital Status, Medical Condition, Nationality, Race or Ethnicity (including color or ancestry), Religion or Religious Creed, and Veteran or Military Status.

The California State University (CSU) does not discriminate on the basis of age, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity (including color and ancestry), religion (or religious creed), and veteran or military status - as these terms are defined in CSU policy - in its programs and activities, including admission and access. Federal and state laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the California Equity in Higher Education Act, prohibit such discrimination. The Discrimination, Harassment & Retaliation Administrator of Risk Management & Internal Control has been designated to coordinate the efforts to comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on these bases.

http://catalog.csueastbay.edu/content.php?catoid=19&navoid=12566&


Does the institution have a discrimination response protocol or committee (sometimes called a bias response team) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response protocol or team (including examples of actions taken during the previous three years):

No formal protocol or team in place, but anticipate institutionalization in 2019/2020. Currently, grievances are taken to Environmental Health & Safety, which houses the Title IX office. Title IX works with incidents of hate crimes or discrimination. Other issues are taken to various offices on location based on issue.


Does the institution have programs specifically designed to recruit students from underrepresented groups?:
No

Does the institution have programs specifically designed to recruit staff from underrepresented groups?:
No

Does the institution have programs specifically designed to recruit faculty from underrepresented groups?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s programs to recruit students, staff and/or faculty from underrepresented groups:

The Diversity Advocate (DA) helps assure that each search is conducted to yield a broad pool, applicants are screened appropriately, and new faculty are welcomed to our academic community. Attachment below outlines additional details related to the DA program.


Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support students from underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support or other programs to support staff from underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support or other programs to support faculty from underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s programs to support students, staff and/or faculty from underrepresented groups:

There are several programs available on campus to support underrepresented groups.

Gaining Access 'N Academic Success (GANAS) is a student success program for new transfer students, providing counseling and mentoring to transfer students. Sankofa Scholars Program is an academic support program transfer students with a focus on African American students. Student Service Operation for Success (SSOS) is an academic support program for Asian American and Pacific Islander students.

Support for LGBTQ students is available through the Diversity and Inclusion Student Center.

Accessibility Services provides academic support and accommodations to students, staff, and faculty with disabilities.

The Education Opportunity Program (EOP) is designed to improve access and retention of low-income, first generation and educationally disadvantaged students. EOP is a proactive, culturally sensitive, personalized program to support the needs of diverse students. The EXCEL program provides academic support to first generation, low-income, disabled students throughout their undergraduate education."


Does the institution have training and development programs, teaching fellowships and/or other programs that specifically aim to support and prepare students from underrepresented groups for careers as faculty members?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s programs to support and prepare students from underrepresented groups for careers as faculty members:
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Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender-neutral bathrooms on campus?:
Yes

Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:
Yes

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

A public inventory of gender neutral bathrooms on campus, including a map of bathrooms on the Hayward campus, is available at:
http://www.csueastbay.edu/sa/diversity-inclusion/gender-inclusive-restrooms.html

For more information on the Discrimination Response Team or Title IX at Cal State East Bay, please contact Shirley Mar (Discrimination, Harrassment, and Retaliation Administrator shirley.mar@csueastbay.edu) or Terri Labeaux (Title IX Coordinator terri.labeaux@csueastbay.edu).

More information on Title IX at CSUEB is available at:
www.csueastbay.edu/titleix

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.