Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.15
Liaison Nick Cookson
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Sewanee - The University of the South
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.56 / 2.00 Lauren Newman
Sustainability Fellows Coordinator
Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
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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:

The Committee on Diversity, Inclusion, and Cohesion (a University-wide body consisting of faculty, staff, and student representatives), the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Inclusion all work to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings in this area.


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

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):
Most

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

For the last three years, Dr. Micia Mosely has provided a training on diversity, equity, and inclusion to all participants in new student orientation. Diversity, equity, and inclusion has been a primary topic at two of our annual faculty retreats (with presentations and facilitation provided first by outside consultants and then by Sewanee faculty and staff). Faculty and staff have had access to inclusivity training provided by staff from the Posse Foundation. Beginning in fall 2018, all members of faculty hiring committees must complete inclusivity training.


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