Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.49
Liaison Jun-Ming Chen
Submission Date Oct. 29, 2021

STARS v2.2

National Tsing Hua University
PA-5: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Fu-Ren Lin
Professor
Institute of Service Science, National Tsing Hua University
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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, equity, inclusion and human rights?:
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:

In order to guarantee diversity and equity, NTHU has diversity and equality committees, offices or officers (or the equivalent) tasked by the administration or governing body to advise on and implement policies, programs, and training related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and human rights on campus. These entities include
1. NTHU Teacher Review Committee
2. NTHU Civil Servant Evaluation Committee
3. NTHU Contract-based Personnel Evaluation Committee
4. NTHU Staff and Workers Appeal Review Committee
5. NTHU Special Academic Review Committee
6. NTHU Gender Equity Education Committee
7. NTHU Teachers Appeal Review Committee
8. NTHU Students Appeal Review Committee


Estimated proportion of students that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

Estimated proportion of academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

Estimated proportion of non-academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:

NTHU withholds the cultural competence in equality, diversity, and inclusion. Students actively participate in social movements to promote these value propositions. For example, Taiwan is the first nation in Asia which legalizes same-sex marriage in 2019, for which students participated in several congregations. Residential colleges in NTHU organized seminars to discuss the issues involving indigenous people's right to hunt in their traditional territories. Students worked with other university students to support the referendum of preservation of algal reef; there are more than 5000 students who submitted countersignatures in total. In general, one-third of students may participate in these related campaigns.
The faculty in NTHU has a long-term tradition to lead or participate in social movements for equality, diversity, and inclusion. For example, faculty-led a referendum to national energy policy using nuclear power energy to mend the gap of renewable energy generation. Some faculty advocate gender equality to support the legislation of mothers' rights in working places. Moreover, all faculty conducting social and human studies need to pass the research ethics training and submit the research proposals for IRB approval, by which researchers understood and conducted social inclusion practice in academics. Within these dimensions, more than half of faculty in NTHU participated in sustainability-related campaigns.
Staff in NTHU are required to complete certain hours of training in the subjects related to the friendly working environment, gender equity, and diversity and inclusion to promote decent work and equality.


Website URL where information about the institution’s diversity and equity office or trainings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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