Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison John Duvall
Submission Date Jan. 7, 2013
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Dominican University of California
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jacob Massoud
Assistant Professor of Strategic Management
School of Business and Leadership
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:
No

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :
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Members of the committee, including job titles and affiliations :
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The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee is available:
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity office?:
Yes

A brief description of the diversity office:

The diversity office at Dominican is the Center for Diversity Initiatives, which is run by the Diversity Coordinator. The Center makes recommendations for policies and practices and provides mentoring and counseling to faculty, staff and students in regards to diversity issues. It develops and oversees campus diversity initiatives, events, clubs and professional development. An example of the Center's work is a recommended "Guidelines for Diversity" for faculty for curricula and syllabi.


The number of people employed in the diversity office:
1

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

Diversity coordinator’s name:
Suresh Appavoo

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Director of Campus Diversity Initiatives

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:

The coordinator's position has a university wide role to lead diversity efforts that are comprehensive and to institutionalize diversity policies, procedures and measures. The coordinator addresses curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular areas. The coordinator also develops and leads diversity trainings for both faculty and staff and teaches courses on diversity in the education department.


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

Dominican also has a Campus-Wide Diversity Declaration, which can be viewed on the website: : http://www.dominican.edu/about/facts/campus-culture/diversity.

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