|Submission Date||Feb. 12, 2016|
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination
Assoc. Dir. Sustainability
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:
The Diversity and Inclusion Officer (formally known as the Director of HR) oversees a committee to assure that we live up to our diversity commitments: Clarkson University affirms the inherent value of diversity and recognizes individual differences as positively shaping and strengthening our campus community while enriching the Clarkson educational experience for everyone. Diversity, as understood here, encompasses aspects of race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, and/or religious and political beliefs. These differences find expression in unique perspectives and points of view that enhance decision making, problem-solving and idea generation across the campus—in our classrooms, laboratories, athletic fields and residence halls.
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|
A brief description of the cultural competence trainings and activities:
Take Back the Night (an international event that includes marches and rallies against sexual violence); The Office of Accommodative Service’s Faculty Respect awards (for faculty who demonstrate exceptional levels of respect for our students with disabilities); A brown bag discussion series for community members to discuss campus issues such as experiences with different disabilities, sexual harassment, Title IX ; Faculty and staff Host program for international students to enjoy holiday meals at individual’s homes; A speaker series, bringing in people from industry to talk about what their organizations are doing relative to having a supportive organizational climate; SafeSpace training, Affirmative action training for all employees on search committees
The website URL where information about the cultural competence trainings is available:
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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.