Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.73
Liaison Katherine Spector
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
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State University of New York at Oswego
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Thad Mantaro
Assistant Director
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:

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

SUNY Oswego convened a Diversity Advisory Board in 2008 which was charged with identifying and providing recommendations to the institution to address issues of equity. The committee membership included faculty from each academic division, students, facilities, alumni and development, University Police, International Education, and Student Affairs. The committee identified four major areas that need to be addressed: recruitment and retention of underrepresented students, faculty and professional staff; curriculum; assessment; and professional development. The committee also recommended that each division of the college should develop a diversity committee to address the equity issues specific to their disciplines/areas.

"Engaging Challenge", the college's strategic plan, clearly speaks to the direction of SUNY Oswego, and is inclusive of the areas identified above by the committee. Thus, the "VIEWS" (Vitality, intellectual Rigor, Engagement, World Awareness, and Solutions) model is the foundation for moving forward.

Members of the committee, including affiliations :

Diversity Advisory Board
Development and Alumni

Shane Liebler

Faculty Assembly

Mary McCune

Julia Offen

Finance and Administration

Eric Foertch

Marta Santiago

Graduate Studies

Michele Hamer

International Education and Programs

Lizette Alvarado

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Ana Djukic-Cock

Young Kim

Kenneth Marshall

Ernest Nickels


Adrianne Morton

Office of Learning Services

Bridget Lawson

Michael Mullen

Elyzabeth Wengert

Penfield Library

Mr. David Clendenning

School of Business

Lisa McGhee- Lauracuente

Eric Tsai

School of Communications, Media and the Arts

Dr. Ulises Mejias

School of Education

R. Deborah Davis

Bonita Hampton

Jodi Mullen

Barbara Streets

Student Affairs

Bruce Meyer

Gary Morris

Student Association

Samuel Bligen

Charles Clas

Meghan Jackson

University Police

Barbara Terry

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

A brief description of the diversity office:

The Office of the Associate Provost for Multicultural Opportunities and Programs is responsible for implementing policies and procedures related to multiculturalism and diversity that serve the academic mission of the university. This office works closely with deans and other key administrators in the School of Education; School of Business; School of Communication, Media and the Arts; and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

The number of people employed in the diversity office:

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

Diversity coordinator’s name:
Catherine Santos

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Associate Provost for Multicultural Opportunities and Programs

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:

The Associate Provost works closely with the Office of Student Affairs to support activities designed to address issues of diversity and multiculturalism.

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

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