Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.94
Liaison Elaine Goetz
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2021

STARS v2.2

Ohio University
PA-5: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Sydney Hutchinson
Reporting Assistant
Office of Sustainability
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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?:

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:

Divisions, Offices and Centers:
Division of Division and Inclusion - www.ohio.edu/diversity
The Division of Diversity and Inclusion infuses values of humanity, civility, and global citizenship into supportive and affirming learning environments that empower all members of our OHIO community to grow and thrive. There are 5 offices/centers under the Division; Office of the VP for D&I, LGBT Center, Multicultural Center, Office of Multicultural Student Access and Retention (OMSAR), and the Women’s Center. Each office/center focuses specifically on groups and individuals who have historically been excluded, underrepresented or marginalized within higher education settings.

The Office of University Equity and Civil Rights Compliance (ECRC) - www.ohio.edu/equity-civil-rights
ECRC ensures that the University maintains an employment and educational environment that is free from discrimination and harassment; monitors the educational environment and workplace to stop, remediate, and prevent discrimination on the basis of protected status; make policy recommendations, offer training, and provide avenues for the resolution of grievances which are based on protected status. This includes discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information.

Office for University Accessibility - www.ohio.edu/accessibility
Ohio University embraces access and inclusion as the responsibility of our entire community, however the Office for University Accessibility is the primary point of leadership and accountability. We work to achieve access and inclusion through multiple approaches; disability and accessibility planning and partnerships; provision of accommodations and services for people with disabilities who are students, employees, and members of the public; supporting departments and employees in the implementation of accessible and inclusive practices.

Committees and Councils:
Diversity Advisory Council - www.ohio.edu/diversity/advisory-council
Employee Affinity Organization Council - https://www.ohio.edu/diversity/employee-affinity-organizations
University Diversity and Inclusion Committee - https://www.ohio.edu/standing-committees/university-diversity-inclusion-committee
University International Council - www.ohio.edu/standing-committees/university-international-council

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

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

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

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

Diversity Leadership Institute
• To continue Ohio University’s work toward becoming a national leader for diversity and inclusion, Ohio University’s Diversity Leadership Institute, held each Spring, brings together faculty, staff, students, and community members to explore our shared pathways to inclusive excellence.

Inclusive Pedagogy Academy
• The mission of the Inclusive Pedagogy Academy is to empower faculty to maximize student learning and achievement by working with faculty to enact inclusive teaching approaches across all disciplines. More information is available at: https://www.ohio.edu/instructional-innovation/CTL/programs-and-events/inclusive-pedagogy-academy.html

Division of D&I Workshops and Trainings
• The Division of Diversity & Inclusion offers a variety of trainings and workshops, both public programming and by request. Each Center provides a different lens for improved understanding of diversity and inclusion.

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

The website for the Office for Institutional Equity is: www.ohio.edu/equity

Data Provided by Amanda Graham on 3/23/2020.
Entered by Sydney Hutchinson on 3/25/2020.

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