Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.79
Liaison Brad Haydel
Submission Date June 20, 2022

STARS v2.2

California State University, Los Angeles
PA-5: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Octavio Villalpando
Vice Provost
Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion
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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, equity, inclusion and human rights?:
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 Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Student Life chairs the President's Council on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, which includes cross-sectional membership of faculty, staff, students, and administrators. The university also has a team of College Equity Coordinators lead by the Associate Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to lead DEI related initiatives at the college level. The Equity Coordinator serves as a liaison between the Division of DEI and the College Dean/College DEI council.


Estimated proportion of students that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

Estimated proportion of academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

Estimated proportion of non-academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:

Two-hour new employee orientation, presentation (in-person). Additional orientation training at new fall faculty day.

Additional inclusive pedagogy training is provided to faculty as part of their faculty development opportunities.
Faculty/Administration workshops on Equity-Mindedness focus on Race/Ethnicity and the intersectionality with gender and sexuality. This workshop series was implemented over 4 days of 4 hours each.
The Center for Effective Teaching and Learning (CETL) also offers an Inclusive Teaching Certificate with modules focused on inclusive practices for various protected groups.


Website URL where information about the institution’s diversity and equity office or trainings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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https://www2.calstate.edu/titleix

Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive financial assistance from the federal government. This includes protection for students, educators and school employees against all forms of sex or gender discrimination, including sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, other forms of sexual misconduct, stalking and retaliation.

Note to the Reporter: Related, CSU Executive Orders (EO) 1095, 1096, 1097, and 1098 serve to outline how issues of discrimination, harassment, dating and domestic violence, sexual misconduct, stalking and retaliation are handled at each campus within the CA State University System and are peripherally related to Diversity & Equity Coordination.

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