Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.35
Liaison James Biesecker
Submission Date Dec. 1, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Gettysburg College
PAE-8: Support Programs for Under-Represented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jim Biesecker
Associate Vice President of Facilites Planning & Management
Facilities Services Office
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support under-represented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the student body:

The campus has many programs that support under-represented groups. They are:

Black Student Union: Celebrates the ethnic heritage of African, African-American, and Caribbean culture and the contributions of black men and women

Diaspora House: A Theme House that promotes awareness of people of African descent

Hillel: Supports and enriches Jewish life on campus, through Shabbat dinners, celebrations of Jewish holidays, and other activities

International Club: Promotes the exchange of perspectives between international and American members of the College community

Intercultural Resource Center: ­Sponsors educational and cultural outreach programs and celebrations, and serves as the campus "home" for intercultural matters

Muslim Student Association: ­ Fosters unity among Muslims on campus and raises awareness of the principles of Islam

Office of Intercultural Advancement: ­ Academic and personal counseling tutoring, mentoring, and other services

Office of International Student Advising: ­ Providing programs and service to Gettysburg's international students

Allies: ­ Raises campus awareness of issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity

Women's Center:­ Promotes understanding of women's issues and works to create a safe, supportive climate for women


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the faculty:

New Faculty Mentoring program.


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the staff:

Diverstity commission, ADA committee, offer diversity training and programming throughout the year


The website URL where more information about the programs in each of the three categories is available :
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