Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jacob Saffert
Submission Date Feb. 4, 2015
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Saint John's University
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jacob Saffert
Sustainability Fellow
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 and equity on campus?:
Yes

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:

Diversity advancement at SJU is fostered through the Intercultural Directions Council, whose primary role is to "empower, facilitate, assess and provide data, resources and feedback to the CSB|SJU communities so as to enhance intercultural competence. This process will embrace an integral and collaborative approach that over time engages all aspects of both institutions. The Strategic Directions Council expects the IDC to provide quality and timely information in order to inform the SDC in institutional planning." (from website provided below)

The Intercultural and International Student Services Office is another entity involved in diversity on campus. There are two full-time employees, one part-time staff person, and 15 part-time student employees.


The full-time equivalent of people employed in the diversity and equity office:
10

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:

Several on-campus organizations, including the International Student Program and the Intercultural Center, have numerous events throughout the academic year which are available to all faculty, staff, students, and employees of the university. These events/activities are meant to increase cultural awareness and strengthen the SJU community. This past year, these events included events such as Festival of Cultures.


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

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