Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 40.54
Liaison Rebecca Quesnell
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2015
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Roosevelt University
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Michael Bryson
Professor & Director of Sustainability Studes
College of Arts & Sciences
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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 and equity on campus?:

Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on one or both of the following?:
Yes or No
Student diversity and equity Yes
Employee diversity and equity Yes

A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:

Ms. Sharron Evans, Asst VP of Inclusion and Equity, is the university's Title IX Coordinator and directs the Office of Inclusion and Equity. She is also in charge of promoting and managing diversity awareness on campus.

The full-time equivalent of people employed in the diversity and equity office:

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer is available:
Does the institution make cultural competence trainings and activities available to all members of the following groups?:
Yes or No
Students Yes
Staff Yes
Faculty Yes
Administrators Yes

A brief description of the cultural competence trainings and activities:

RU utilizes workshops, conferences, training sessions, classroom visits, student orientation activities, and online staff training materials to foster cultural competence and diversity awareness. A recent example: 2 day summit on disproportionate minority contact that was hosted by the MISJ in 2014, RU Proud Ally Training feb 2015, USHLI Conference (United Hispanic Leadership Institute) sponsorship, “Tunnel of Oppression” January 2015

The website URL where information about the cultural competence trainings is available:

Additional information about diversity, inclusion, and social justice at Roosevelt University is available on the RU Social Justice Blog:


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