Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.35
Liaison James Biesecker
Submission Date Dec. 1, 2011
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Gettysburg College
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Julie Ramsey
Vice President of College Life and Dean of Students
College Life Office
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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 President's Advisory Commission on Diversity furthers Gettysburg College's mission by helping to create an inclusive community where people of all backgrounds, belief systems, and life experiences learn from one another and become leaders in a diverse and complex world.

The Commission is charged with:
* Developing a long-term diversity plan to be included in the strategic planning process
* Proposing, implementing, and evaluating new approaches to increase under-represented groups
* Strengthening the sense of community for everyone

Members of the committee, including affiliations :

Pete Curry (Dean of Intercultural Advancement)
Jane North (Executive Vice President)

Rebecca Bergren (Director, Off-Campus Studies)
Regina Campo (Co-Director, Human Resources)
Suhua Dong (Associate Director, Institutional Analysis)
Chris Fahey (International Student Advisor)
Barbara Fritze (Vice President for Enrollment & Educational Services)
Melissa Gagermerier (student representative)
Steve Gimbel (Professor, Philosophy Department)
Darryl Jones (Senior Associate Director, Admissions)
Bill Lafferty (Director, Greek Organizations & Security)
Jen Lucas (Co-Director, Human Resources)
Hannah Miller (student representative)
Raj Ramanathapillai (Professor, Philosophy Department)
Julie Ramsey (Vice President for College Life & Dean of Students)
Sheila Supenski (Senior Administrative Assistant, The Eisenhower Institute)
Jay White (Interim Provost)

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 Intercultural Advancement serves multicultural and international students studying at Gettysburg College. The department is dedicated to raising awareness and celebrating cultural pluralism on campus. The professional staff provides academic and personal enrichment services for people of diverse cultural backgrounds. Students can expect to receive personal attention and academic advising that addresses individual needs, interests and questions.

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:
H. Pete Curry

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Dean of Intercultural Advancement, Intercultural Resource Center

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:

The Intercultural Reserouce Center sponsors educational and cultural outreach programs and celebrations, and serves as the campus "home" for intercultural matters. Office Staff provide academic and personal counseling tutoring, mentoring, and other services.

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity coordinator is available:

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