Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 33.31
Liaison Katherine Straub
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Susquehanna University
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Jennifer Bucher
Assistant VP and Chief HR Officer
Human Resources
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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:

There are three professional offices, one in student life, one in Human Resources and one in Academic Affairs. The professional who works in Student Affairs provides programs, speakers, workshops etc. for students. The professional in Human Resources handles employee training and education and the faculty professional focuses on classroom pedagogy across disciplines.


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

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:

We have an online training platform that has coursework in discrimination, diversity awareness, gender equity and sensitivity awareness. Additional seminars, speakers and workshops have been held on racism, microaggressions, and a diversity dialogue.


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