Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.52
Liaison Gina Talt
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2018
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Princeton University
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Cheri Burgess
Director, Institutional Equity and EEO
Office of the Provost
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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:

Led by the Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity, the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity promotes equal opportunity and campus diversity. The office monitors compliance with University policies as well as federal, state and local laws concerning equal opportunity; oversees the University’s affirmative action plan; and represents the University on a variety of committees and work groups across the institution to advance the University’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and fair treatment of all members of its community. Reporting to the Provost, the Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity manages the University's equal opportunity and affirmative action efforts, as well as oversees budgets and personnel associated with affirmative action compliance and equity, diversity initiatives, and disability services. The Vice Provost oversees the University's compliance with Title IX, the federal equal opportunity act, and coordinates compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.


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):
Some

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

A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence trainings and activities for each of the groups identified above:

The University offers Residential College Adviser training, programs within the Residential Education Program, Fields Center programming, International Center programming and diversity programming through the residential colleges. The Office of Human Resources Learning & Development Program offers various courses and trainings around cultural competence and unconscious bias, including a two-part course open to all employees, called “Leveraging Diversity”. Part one addresses the practical and theoretical aspects of leading in a diverse and complex work environment, as well as some of the leading challenges on diversity facing colleges and universities and the broader society. Part two focuses on strategies for leveraging diversity in higher education. All faculty, staff, and incoming first-year undergraduate and graduate students also complete a mandatory online training program on preventing sexual harassment.


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