Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Kathleen Hilimire
Submission Date March 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Fort Lewis College
PA-5: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Kathleen Hilimire
Assistant Professor
Environmental Studies
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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:

Under the division of Student Affairs, Diversity Programming at Fort Lewis College celebrates Veterans Day, Real History of the Americas Day (on Indigenous Peoples Day), Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Black History Month and Women's History Month. Our goal is to make the college a safe and inclusive place for everyone and to both understand and celebrate the diversity of our community.


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:

Through Common Ground, the College offers bias awareness training for students, faculty, and staff.
Through the LIT project, the College offers regular faculty workshops on inclusive pedagogy and hosts nationally known scholars of Native American or Indigenous Studies each semester.


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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