Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 26.62
Liaison Troy Hattermann
Submission Date Jan. 24, 2012
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Illinois Central College
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Bruce Budde
Exec. VP, Administration and Finance
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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 :
To promote support for diversity throughout the campus community

Members of the committee, including affiliations :
Intercultural Diversity Committee

Ron Howell-Chair, Faculty, Arts & Communication
Rita Ali, Executive Director, Diversity
Marcia Bolden, Program Director, TRIO UB
Agbara Bryson, Advisement and Counseling
Bev Evans, Advisement and Counseling
Terri Ingles, Coordinator, Access Services
Cathryne Kaufman, Director, Library Services
William Tammone, Faculty, Academic Affairs
Bob Branan, Faculty, Agricultural and Industrial Tech
Eric Christian, Faculty, Social Sciences
Pia Gavino, Faculty, Math, Science & Engineering
Debbie Hedeman, Faculty, Arts & Communication
Kim Roe, Faculty, Arts & Communication
Melissa Shane, Faculty, Social Sciences
Gail Thigpen, Faculty, Social Sciences
Anthony White, Faculty, Public Services & Community Outreach
Vera Yee, Faculty, Health Careers
James Polk, ICC Board of Trustee
Youmna Reyling, Facilities Services

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 Diversity Department consists of the Executive Director, Dr. Rita Ali, her administrative assistant, Joan Owens, the Office of International Education (1 Director and 2 professional staff); the Office of Student Support Services (1 Director, 1 administrative assistant, and 3 professional staff), the Office of Upward Bound (1 Director, 1 administrative assistant, 1 full-time professional staff, 6 part-time staff, 10-15 temporary summer staff); the Office of Growing Together (1 Director, 2 professional staff); 1 Admissions Representative; 1 Diversity Retention Coordinator; 1 College Yes Program Coordinator; and 1 Program Assistant.

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:
Dr. Rita Ali

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Executive Director of Diversity

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:
The Executive Director of Diversity, works collaboratively with college stakeholders to develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan that addresses issues such as staff and faculty diversity, diverse learning styles, gender, minority student recruitment and success, international education and globalization of the campus, people with disabilities, first generation college students, sexual orientation, and diversity awareness.

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