|Submission Date||Feb. 26, 2019|
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination
|1.33 / 2.00||
Director of the Integrated Program in Sustainability
Sustainability and Environmental Studies
Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee, office, and/or officer tasked to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings related to diversity, equity, inclusion and human rights on campus?:
Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on students, employees, or both?:
A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including 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 Diversity and Inclusion 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.
Estimated proportion of students that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
Estimated proportion of staff (including administrators) that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
Estimated proportion of faculty that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence trainings and activities for each of the groups identified above:
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is responsible for cultural competence training and activities for students and has recently begun making these offerings available to faculty and staff. These activities include knowledge and skill-based sessions for student leaders addressing topics that include race, sexual orientation and social class. Over this coming year, this will be expanded to include individuals with disabilities and will evaluate broadly training that is best for the community.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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