Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.64
Liaison Greg Maybury
Submission Date May 2, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Hope College
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Michelle Gibbs
Director HHCSI
Holland-Hope College Sustainability Institute
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups:

Guided by Christian faith, the Office of Multicultural Education serves as a haven of support and celebration of racial/ethnic diversity and academic excellence, providing educational and developmental opportunities aimed at preparing all members of the campus and community to thrive in a diverse and global world.There are several affinity/support groups, including: Black Student Union, LaRaza Unida, Hope’s Asian Perspective Association, Theta Gamma Rho, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and National Society of Black Engineers. There is also intentional effort to build bridges among these groups by providing opportunities for them to collaborate.


The website URL where more information about the support programs for underrepresented groups is available:
Does the institution have a discrimination response policy and/or team (or the equivalent) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team:

Hope College is committed to fostering an environment in which all persons have an equal opportunity to work and to pursue learning freely, whether in group settings or in close relationships between individual students, faculty, and staff.


The website URL where more information about the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team is available:
Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:
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Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender neutral bathrooms on campus?:
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