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Overall Score 68.05
Liaison Greg Lischke
Submission Date Nov. 20, 2013
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Ithaca College
PAE-8: Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Marian Brown
Special Assistant to the Provost
Office of the Provost
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

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

The Multicultural Affairs office offers a variety of support services and programs are geared towards the personal and academic success of African, Latino/a, Asian, and Native American (ALANA) students. http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/osema/multicultural/

The establishment of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, and the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Education, Outreach and Services (LGBT) supports greater understanding of diverse populations and reflects the goals of a sustainable society. Opportunities exist to develop courses that explore the links between sustainability and diversity.

The establishment of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholars
Program continues to bring a diverse group of talented, engaged, and intelligent students to the College. The study-abroad opportunities offered through the Office of
International Programs promote global perspectives and openness to ideas such as sustainability in a manner that helps to attract diverse student, faculty, and staff to the
College.

The Interfaith Council promotes cooperation, respect, and goodwill between all religious communities at the College. The council sponsors speakers, retreats, and presentations aimed at bringing students of all beliefs together to better understand issues of ethics, morality, and spirituality.
African Latino Society (ALS)
African Students Association
Amani Gospel Singers
Asian American Alliance (AAA)
Brothers4Brothers (B4B)
Caribbean Student Association (CSA)
IC Community Church Leadership Program
Leadership Enterprise for Achievement & Diversity (LEAD) in Education
PODER: Latino Student Association
Sister2Sister (S2S)
Spit That!
Student-to-Student Mentoring Program


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

The Ithaca College Policy Manual explicitly states: "Diversity conscious search and selection procedures are the first essential component of a multifaceted series of programs and initiatives to attract, develop, and retain the diverse faculty, administrators, and staff we have and hope to attract to Ithaca College."
(http://www.ithaca.edu/attorney/policies/vol3/Volume_3-301.htm#30108)

The Office of Human Resources sponsors the convening of a number of affinity groups on campus, some of which are intended to support faculty from underrepresented groups.
http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/emprel/affinitygps/grpslist/

All faculty recruitment policies and practices are designed to achieve this vision of a diverse faculty. Special efforts are taken to post vacancy notices in publications, websites and employment services that target candidates from underrepresented groups.


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

The Ithaca College Policy Manual explicitly states: "Diversity conscious search and selection procedures are the first essential component of a multifaceted series of programs and initiatives to attract, develop, and retain the diverse faculty, administrators, and staff we have and hope to attract to Ithaca College."
(http://www.ithaca.edu/attorney/policies/vol3/Volume_3-301.htm#30108)

All staff recruitment policies and practices are designed to achieve this vision of a diverse Ithaca College campus community. Special efforts are taken to post vacancy notices in publications, websites and employment services that target candidates from underrepresented groups.

The Office of Human Resources sponsors the convening of a number of affinity groups on campus, some of which are intended to support staff from underrepresented groups.
http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/emprel/affinitygps/grpslist/


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

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