Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 42.23
Liaison Ken Foster
Submission Date July 15, 2014
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Concordia College - Moorhead
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Shan (Susanna) Lu
Assistant Director
Intercultural Affairs
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

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Does the institution have a diversity and equity office?:

A brief description of the diversity office:

The Office of Intercultural Affairs partners across Concordia’s campus and the Fargo-Moorhead community to cultivate a college environment that appreciates and celebrates diversity.

The Office of Intercultural Affairs facilitates intercultural connections, experiences, and learning. Each Monday, we host the King Center ^ Tea House in our King Intercultural Center, which serves as an informal headquarters for student-led organizations such as the Black Student Union, the International Student Organization, Social Justice and Straight and Gay Alliance (SAGA).

The number of people employed in the diversity office:

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity office is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity coordinator?:

Diversity coordinator’s name:
Sonja Paulson and Shan (Susanna) Lu

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Assistant Directors of Intercultural Affairs

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:

Work with the Associate Dean to develop and enact policies and practices to support excellent programming in collegiate transition and transformation for students of color and international students and that engenders intercultural competence for all Concordia students (10%).
Hire and supervise Intercultural Affairs student staff (10%).
Provide individual student support (advising, mentoring, advocacy) in consultation with other student support providers on campus (20%).
Encourage and coordinate student group activities that advance the mission and objectives of the program (20%).
Create and administer educational programming (dialogues, presentations, celebrations, excursions, retreats) for the Concordia community and in partnership with members (20%).
Establish and maintain relationships with on-campus and off-campus organizations and communities of common interest and commitment throughout the region (20%).

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity coordinator is available:

Intercultural Affairs staff includes two full-time professional staff, one clerical staff who works half time for Intercultural Affairs and half time for Global Education, and four student interns who work approximately five hours per week.

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