Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 29.82
Liaison Brandon Hoover
Submission Date Aug. 31, 2017
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Messiah College
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.78 / 2.00 Brandon Hoover
Director of Sustainability
Operations
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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:

The College has an appointed faculty member who reports to the Provost and is responsible for diversity policies and education on the faculty side. Additionally there is a staff position in student affairs who works with multicultural programming and policies. Furthermore there are five Diversity related committees covering topics associated with gender equity to international students.


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

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 student leaders must attend a diversity and inclusion 4 hour training covering things related to power dynamics and micro aggression. Further, all employees were required to attend a viewing of the movie "42" and participate in a 2 hour training and discussion on diversity in the workplace.


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