Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.34
Liaison John Stolz
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Duquesne University
PA-5: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Mary Kate Ranii
Program Administrator
Center for Environmental Research & Education (CERE)
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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, equity, inclusion and human rights?:
Yes

Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on students, employees, or both?:
Both students and employees

A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) helps develop a diverse student population by providing support services and opportunities for learning. We are further committed to meeting the needs of historically underserved and underrepresented students of color.

Duquesne University also has a Director for Anti-Discrimination Policies & Compliance as well a Title IX Coordinator who work to: "...provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of all forms of sex discrimination, including rape, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other prohibited acts."


Estimated proportion of students that has participated in that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

Estimated proportion of academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

Estimated proportion of non-academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:

1. The Diversity and Inclusion Fair which was an opportunity for community members to engage and be inspired by what is offered for our students, faculty and staff. We want all who work and study at Duquesne to know that their contributions matter, and that they will be supported in achieving their full potential. Building an environment of inclusion is stitched into the fabric of our mission, and integrated into our shared Spiritan values.
2. Understanding Implicit Bias Training which is led by a team of trainers, who focus on the science of bias and help participants recognize and understand their own biases through the use of lecture, video analysis, and group discussion.


Website URL where information about the institution’s diversity and equity office or trainings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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