Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.47
Liaison Ian McKeown
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Loyola Marymount University
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.67 / 2.00 Kimberly Misa
Research Associate
Office of Intercultural Affairs
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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:

Advise and make recommendations to the Assistant to the President for Intercultural Affairs regarding intercultural policies, procedures, programs, documents, and issues; Identify and implement strategies within their units that encourage leadership and involvement of faculty, staff and students in transforming LMU from a multicultural organization to an intercultural community; educate the University community about intercultural affairs as it relates to academic excellence and institutional viability.

Student Specific:
The Ethnic and Intercultural Services Department (EIS) provides services and resources that promote the academic mission of this institution. We provide a supportive environment where individual growth and cultural expression is encouraged and academic excellence is expected. Each of you has embarked on a journey to become better educated citizens. We encourage you to take educational risks and sharpen your academic skills by becoming high achievers.


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

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

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

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

(1) All new employees receive diversity training in the New Employee Orientation.
(2) Continuing training is also available through LMU Human Resources Learning and Development. LMU Human Resources provides a number of training and development workshops (i.e., Interculturalism I & II, Star Power, Attitudes Towards Differences, Discriminatory Harassment Awareness, Exploring Diversity Through a Common Language), films, games and e-learning programs (i.e., Workplace Diversity, Exploring Diversity With Your Team).
(3) Additionally, cultural competence and inclusiveness is promoted and supported through LMU’s Office of Intercultural Affairs. This Office is vital to LMU success in creating and maintaining “inclusiveness” in all functions of LMU. A summary of programming is provided in the diversity Link provided below.
(4) There are numerous committees on campus dedicated to promoting and fostering diversity and inclusiveness, for example: the FRANK SULLIVAN SOCIAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE advises the President and the Office of the Campus Ministry on all aspects of the promotion of social justice and concern in the University; the INTERCULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE advises and makes recommendations to the Assistant to the President for Intercultural Affairs regarding intercultural policies, procedures, programs, documents, and issues; Identify and implement strategies within their units that encourage leadership and involvement of faculty, staff and students in transforming LMU from a multicultural organization to an intercultural community; educate the University community about intercultural affairs as it relates to academic excellence and institutional viability; and the INTERCULTURAL FACULTY COMMITTEE (IFC) charged with helping cultivate and express the University’s mission and identity, and commitment to diversity and interculturalism within the academic life and academic programs of the University.

http://www.lmu.edu/about/services/hr/landd.htm
http://www.lmu.edu/about/diversity/intercultural.htm
http://www.lmu.edu/Assets/Academic+Affairs+Division/Intercultural+Affairs/Staff+Diversity+Resources.pdf
http://www.lmu.edu/about/diversity/csw.htm

http://studentaffairs.lmu.edu/interculturalism/ethnicinterculturalservices/
http://academics.lmu.edu/diversity/interculturalaffairs/strategicplan/


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