Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Sarah Laurie
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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State University of New York at Fredonia
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Sarah Laurie
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

A culturally diverse faculty enriches the education of students, staff, faculty and the community. Being that we should not be a microcosm of society but, a model of how society should be, these procedures reflect our policy that affirmative action efforts must be integrated into the total personnel system to ensure consistent hiring practices are followed by all departments and offices.


Members of the committee, including affiliations :

Sandra Lewis, Director - Affirmative Action
Adam Hino, Disabled Student Services Coordinator
Averl Otis, Director - Multicultural Affairs
Michael Daley, Director - Human Resources
Jennifer Hildebrand, Assistant Professor - Coord African American Studies
Idalia Torres, Systems Administrator ITS
David White, Director - Education Development Program
Paula Holcomb
Karen Porpiglia, (Interim)VP of Administration
Rachel Skemer
Cheryl John


The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity office?:
Yes

A brief description of the diversity office:

Advise the President on matters related to affirmative action.
Develop mission and goals for affirmative action and an implementation plan for well balanced, coordinated programs and policies that promote a diverse and supportive institutional environment.
Provide guidance to and monitor search committees to ensure compliance with affirmative action guidelines.
Disseminate information and provide training on strategies to implement the affirmative action and non-discrimination policies adopted by the College.
Serve as a member of the College's Affirmative Action Committee.
Prepare for the President's approval all reports related to compliance with affirmative action and non-discrimination legislation and regulation.
Take specific actions to enlarge the pool of qualified Affirmative Action candidates for all searches conducted by the College.
Develop and implement programs to ensure the retention of Affirmative Action employees.
Coordinate the implementation of the governance procedures for reviews of allegations of discrimination according to campus procedures.
Serve as the official American Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance officer.
Serve as the official Title IX Coordinator.


The number of people employed in the diversity office:
1

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity office is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity coordinator?:
Yes

Diversity coordinator’s name:
Sandra Lewis

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Director of Affirmative Action

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:

Advise the President on matters related to affirmative action.
Develop mission and goals for affirmative action and an implementation plan for well balanced, coordinated programs and policies that promote a diverse and supportive institutional environment.
Provide guidance to and monitor search committees to ensure compliance with affirmative action guidelines.
Disseminate information and provide training on strategies to implement the affirmative action and non-discrimination policies adopted by the College.
Serve as a member of the College's Affirmative Action Committee.
Prepare for the President's approval all reports related to compliance with affirmative action and non-discrimination legislation and regulation.
Take specific actions to enlarge the pool of qualified Affirmative Action candidates for all searches conducted by the College.
Develop and implement programs to ensure the retention of Affirmative Action employees.
Coordinate the implementation of the governance procedures for reviews of allegations of discrimination according to campus procedures.
Serve as the official American Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance officer.
Serve as the official Title IX Coordinator.


The website URL where information about the diversity and equity coordinator is available:

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