Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 39.89
Liaison Charles Riley
Submission Date Dec. 13, 2011
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Oregon Institute of Technology
PAE-8: Support Programs for Under-Represented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Erin Foley
Vice-President of Student Affairs
Student Affairs
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support under-represented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the student body:

The Tech Opportunities Program (TOP) provides academic and personal support to OIT students who are low income, first generation, or students with disabilities. Students must have academic need and be enrolled in a bachelor's degree granting program at the Klamath Falls campus. TOP services include tutoring, mentoring, networking with other students, college success classes, academic advising, and limited grant funding for active, qualified students. The TOP website is: http://www.oit.edu/top

The Women's Resource Center (WRC) provides a physical location for resource and referral information, facilitates programming and interpersonal support, and promotes the academic and personal success of female students. The WRC website is: http://www.oit.edu/prospective-students/campus-life/womens-resource-center

The Diversity Center (DC) spreads awareness of diversity through DC coffee hours and special events. The DC also has a student lounge which functions as a place of refuge and refreshment, socializing and studying. The DC's website is: http://www.oit.edu/current-students/student-services/diversity-center/diversity-center-home


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the faculty:

There is no formal program to support under-represented faculty members, although individual departments take steps to recruit under-represented faculty.


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the staff:

OIT supports a mentoring program within the division of Student Affairs where new staff are partnered with an experienced staff member.


The website URL where more information about the programs in each of the three categories is available :

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