Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.37
Liaison Angie Kim
Submission Date Oct. 31, 2019
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Purchase College - State University of New York
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.56 / 2.00 Angie Kim
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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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:

Diversity at Purchase College is actively creating, developing, and nurturing a community symbolized by equal access and respect for all individuals regardless of cultural similarities and differences. Students, faculty, staff, and guests, through the collection of characteristics, concepts, and values that they possess, will be able to communicate, interact, and learn in an inclusive environment that prepares its students to be positive contributors to an increasingly global society.


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

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):
Some

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

Monthly Celebrations and Awareness Programs occur on a regular monthly basis. Each month the staff is committed to celebrating and honoring the cultures and identities of our community. The programming tied to these months provide opportunities for students and staff to connect, learn and recognize the complexities of cultural identity and self exploration. Though events are hosted during their celebrated months, our programming and dialogue is not limited to those sole four weeks.

Cultural competence trainings and programs are tied to required Welcome Week/Orientation events as well as New Employee Orientation. Throughout the year, the Office of Diversity/Multicultural Center holds trainings via interactive workshops and programs.


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