|Submission Date||Jan. 28, 2016|
Sterling College (VT)
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination
Dean of Community
Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee, office, and/or officer tasked by the administration or governing body to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings related to diversity and equity on campus?:
Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on one or both of the following?:
|Yes or No|
|Student diversity and equity||Yes|
|Employee diversity and equity||Yes|
A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:
A student member diversity and equity committee is headed-up by Community Advisors and overseen by the Dean of Community each semester. This committee offers ally training, various workshops, and a number of dialogue sessions.
The full-time equivalent of people employed in the diversity and equity office:
The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer is available:
Does the institution make cultural competence trainings and activities available to all members of the following groups?:
|Yes or No|
A brief description of the cultural competence trainings and activities:
Students receive cultural competence trainings through student orientation, which includes a workshop called Connections, which focuses on healthy relationships and cultural competence. Students, staff, and faculty also get ally training. This past year, we've had ally trainings on dismantling racism and homophobia.
The website URL where information about the cultural competence trainings is available:
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