Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.73
Liaison Lindsey Lyons
Submission Date April 30, 2012
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Dickinson College
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Melissa Keebler
Assistant Chief of Staff
Office of the President
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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 :
The mission of the President's Commission on Diversity is to focus on the college's efforts toward building, nurturing and sustaining a diverse and respectful community among students, faculty, staff and administrators.

Members of the committee, including job titles and affiliations :
Susannah Bartlow
Director, Women's Center

Devin Beaugureau '13
Arlene Bones

Director, Human Resource Services
Priscilla Colon '13

David M. Glasgow '93
Contributing Faculty in Music (Piano)

Mira Hewlett
Director, Religious Life & Community Service

Maryam Ilahi
Staff Clinician, Counseling Center

Norm Jones
Assistant to the President

Paula Lima-Jones
Director of Diversity Initiatives

Patricia van Leeuwaarde Moonsammy
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

Alan Paynter
Assistant Director of Admissions, Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment

Cotten Seiler
Associate Professor of American Studies

Helen Takacs
Assistant Professor of International Business & Management

Megan R. Yost
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Sherri Kimmel
Director of Editorial Services
Office of Communications

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

A brief description of the diversity office:
The Office of Diversity Initiatives (ODI) is a resource center open to the entire Dickinson community and charged with advancing Dickinson’s commitment to broadening the understanding of—and building—a pluralistic society that promotes equality and integrity on the campus, in the community, and the world. The office provides individuals with the opportunity to broaden their views and enrich their cultural experiences through participation in diversity programs and training workshops. The office encourages and facilitates activities that allow students to voice their opinions, serve the community and advocate for making Dickinson a place that is reflective and responsive to our campus diversity.

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:
Paula-Lima Jones

Diversity coordinator's position title:

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:
Paula Lima-Jones is committed to fostering a fully inclusive campus community. ODI offers a broad range of resources and assistance for students, faculty and staff interested in diversity.

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

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