Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.09
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Iowa State University
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Reginald Stewart
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee, office, and/or officer tasked to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings related to diversity, equity, inclusion and human rights on campus?:
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:

Division of Diversity and Inclusion
https://www.diversity.iastate.edu/

The Division of Diversity and Inclusion supports students, faculty, staff, alumni and community constituents to build a model of equity and inclusion that impacts every aspect of campus life and gives voice to all members of the university community.

Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Council
www.diversity.iastate.edu/connect/vpdi-council

The Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion (VPDI) Council provides insight and counsel to the vice president. Using the shared governance model of leadership, council members represent the interests of a diverse cross-section of the Iowa State University community. The council meets monthly to discuss both national and local challenges, opportunities, and priorities for the university related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Estimated proportion of students that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
All

Estimated proportion of staff (including administrators) that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
All

Estimated proportion of faculty that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
All

A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence trainings and activities for each of the groups identified above:

All ISU students, faculty and staff are required to complete trainings related to interacting and communicating effectively with people from diverse cultures, including those of a different age, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability and race. Additional cultural competency-related trainings are also available to students, faculty and staff.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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