Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.81
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2012
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Slippery Rock University
PAE-8: Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Holly McCoy, JD
Assistant Vice President
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

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

The Women's Center of Slippery Rock University addresses contemporary issues that affect women's well-being. The Women's Center's staff is dedicated to addressing social justice issues, including oppression, gender inequality and interpersonal violence.

The Office of Multicultural Development serves as the impetus for positive interactions with all cultures while providing diverse opportunities for SRU students with special interest to those of historically underrepresented groups.

The Frederick Douglass Institute is a university program for advancing multicultural studies across the curriculum and for deepening the intellectual heritage of Frederick Douglass.


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the faculty:

There are a number of Presidential Commissions that focus on support for under-represented groups, including: President’s Commission on Women, President’s Commission for Racial and Ethnic Diversity, President’s Commission for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Issues, and the President’s Commission for Disability Issues. They each plan specific programming and events for the constituency groups and their allies on campus.


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the staff:

There are a number of Presidential Commissions that focus on support for under-represented groups, including: President’s Commission on Women, President’s Commission for Racial and Ethnic Diversity, President’s Commission for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Issues, and President’s Commission for Disability Issues. They each plan specific programming and events for the constituency groups and their allies on campus.


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

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