Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 36.50
Liaison Katy Everett
Submission Date Oct. 26, 2018
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Eureka College
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.39 / 2.00 Katy Everett
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Science and Mathematics
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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?:
Yes

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

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

Eureka College Chaplain Bruce Fowlkes is the Director of Inclusive Excellence for the college. Prior to his appointment in the 2018-2019 academic year, our first Diversity Coordinator was Dr. Jamel Wright, who is now the college President.


Estimated proportion of students that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
Most

Estimated proportion of staff (including administrators) that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
All

Estimated proportion of faculty that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
All

A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence trainings and activities for each of the groups identified above:

Students are offered cultural competence trainings occasionally when they are brought to campus. An example of this is the Safe Zone Training Opportunity put on by the Office of Student Life to learn more about the LGBTQ+ community.

Another example of an activity available to first-generation students is the bus trip to HUMANITY in Chicago. HUMANITY is a theatrical group that addresses multiple social issues such as suicide, LGBTQ rights, sexism, racism, domestic violence, human rights, addiction, stereotypes and deaf awareness.

Faculty and staff are provided informal cultural competence training.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Information compiled by Abigail Bradley, Jess Brown, and Riley Francis.

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