|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||July 18, 2014|
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination
|1.50 / 2.00||
Lealtad-Suzuki Center, Department of Multicultural Life
Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee, office, and/or officer tasked by the administration or governing body to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings related to diversity and equity on campus?:
Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on one or both of the following?:
|Yes or No|
|Student diversity and equity||Yes|
|Employee diversity and equity||Yes|
A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:
The Staff Affirmative Action Committee reviews the status of staff affirmative action program as well as operating policies and procedures affecting affirmative action.
The mission of the Department of Multicultural Life (DML) is to provide transformative leadership in creating a Macalester community that is equitable, inclusive, and socially just for everyone.
The full-time equivalent of people employed in the diversity and equity office:
The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer is available:
Does the institution make cultural competence trainings and activities available to all members of the following groups?:
|Yes or No|
A brief description of the cultural competence trainings and activities:
The Department of Multicultural Life runs the continuous Allies Project, which is a group of faculty, administrators, and students who are committed to creating a safe environment and community for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, class, age, or ability. Allies of the Allies Project provide support and resources to individuals and/or groups who are exploring their own feelings and/or are struggling with issues related to their multiple identities. Programming for the Allies Project is ongoing and introductory workshops are hosted year-round.
In addition to Allies, the Employment Services Department hosts a yearly professional development session called Chautauqua which includes cultural competence workshops.
The website URL where information about the cultural competence trainings is available:
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