|Submission Date||April 6, 2018|
Metropolitan Community College
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination
|1.33 / 2.00||
Coordinator of Sustainable Practices
Campus Planning and Sustainability
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?:
Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on students, employees, or both?:
A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:
Faculty and staff are committed to creating a curriculum and a learning environment which empowers students to become contributing members of an increasingly multicultural and diverse society. The College provides workshops, seminars, publications and projects that foster the understanding and benefits of diversity and enhance shared values. Staff are encouraged to nurture the sensitivity and mutual respect that is fundamental to valuing diversity. Through a supportive intellectual and social climate, MCC promotes freedom of thought, speech, innovation and creativity.
Estimated proportion of students that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
Estimated proportion of staff (including administrators) that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
Estimated proportion of faculty that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence trainings and activities for each of the groups identified above:
Staff and Faculty are both required to complete online cultural competence training. The training is approximately an hour in length to complete and covers race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, age, pregnancy, disability, current or prior military service, and protected veteran status.
In addition, all employees are required to complete sexual harassment prevention training.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Information provided by Associate Vice President for Equity & Diversity in February 2018.
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