Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.36
Liaison Ian Johnson
Submission Date June 8, 2015
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Colorado College
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Paul Buckley
Assistant Vice President and Inaugural Director of the Butler Center
The Butler Center
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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?:

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 Butler Center
The Butler Center strives to engage the campus and Colorado Springs community in a discourse around culture, diversity, and identity.
In order to do so, it provides a variety of programs and advises various multicultural student organizations. The Butler Center seeks to invest in the cultivation of an inclusive campus community where the differences and similarities of every individual are valued and explored through learning, mentoring, advising, facilitating dialogues, and providing a myriad of community-building activities.

President's Diversity Task Force
The mission of the President's Diversity Task Force is to promote Colorado College's core commitment to value all persons and seek to learn from their diverse experiences and perspectives:
1) By increasing the representation of diverse students, faculty and staff on campus;
2) By creating an infrastructure of support networks that further recruitment and retention; and,
3) By cultivating a campus ethos that values differences and fosters opportunities for mutual learning.

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
Students Yes
Staff Yes
Faculty Yes
Administrators Yes

A brief description of the cultural competence trainings and activities:

The Butler Center offers workshops upon request and organizes cultural competence activities related to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, religion, and age.

The website URL where information about the cultural competence trainings is available:

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