|Submission Date||March 4, 2014|
PAE-8: Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups
Assistant Director for Sustainability
Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the student body:
The Posse Program, A Leadership Scholarship:
We have students from New York and Chicago who have been disadvantaged but have potential to excel and show impressive leadership. These students receive a full-tuition scholarship plus any additional need based financial aid they are eligible to receive. To support them, they also have a mentor who meets with them regularly in addition to a campus-wide support network.
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the faculty:
We have several recognized student organizations that serve as support networks and allies for under-represented groups within the student body. Our main student organizations include: The Committee for Latina/o Concerns, The Association for African-American Students, Feminista!, International Student Association, United DePauw and The DePauw Environmental Club. These organizations sponsor events campus- and community-wide.
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the staff:
Our Human Resources department regularly offers training to departments throughout the University to improve sensitivity to under-represented groups and to develop skills in working with such individuals.
The website URL where more information about the programs in each of the three categories is available :