|Submission Date||Jan. 25, 2011|
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination
Director of multicultural affairs
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 Diversity Aspiration Statement emphasizes our efforts as a learning community “to create social justice” and “to treat all humans with respect, honoring human dignity.” The Office of Multicultural Affairs affirms and supports these aspirations by initiating intercultural communication, providing training and workshops and bringing diverse speakers and groups to campus.
The Diversity Progress Committee (DPC) is charged with assessing and monitoring progress on our aspirations.
Members of the committee, including affiliations :
The Diversity Progress Committee (DPC) (made up of the following members:
The Provost, Associate Academic Dean, the VP of Admissions and Financial Aid, VP and Dean of Student Development, Director of Multicultural Affairs, Co-Convener of Earlham Student Government)
In addition, we have the following organizations that work towards diversity and equity on-campus:
Asian Student Union
Black Ladies United at Earlham
Black Men United
Black Student Union
Pan African Society at Earlham
Sociedad de Estudiantes Latinos
Students for Peace & Justice in Palestine
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 Multicultural Affairs is the closest thing we have to a diversity and equity office. It responds to the needs of students and the institution’s commitment to diversity. The staff works with students to promote and encourage dialogue between underrepresented and majority student populations.
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:
Diversity coordinator's position title:
A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:
The Office of Multicultural Affairs works to be responsive to the needs of students and the institution al commitment to diversity. We work to promote and to encourage awareness of culture and ethnicity throughout the community by offering a wide range of programs, services, and activities. We affirm ethnic identity and strongly encourage students to involve themselves in all facets of the college community.
The website URL where information about the diversity and equity coordinator is available:
At this point I need to do a little more reading of the document. Is is obvious that diversity needs are being met, I have yet to see proof that income needs are being met.
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