Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 40.64
Liaison Rebecca Collins
Submission Date July 31, 2015
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Temple University
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Kathleen Grady
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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:

Reporting to The Deputy Provost, Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL) thrives as an office charged with ensuring the continued growth and development of Temple as a diverse community of life learners. From the vantage points of institutional equity and social justice, IDEAL evaluates the way Temple builds, does business and interacts with the neighboring community; supports and nurtures an academic environment which is harassment free and open to expression and personal growth; recruits and retains scholars of diverse thought and background; and helps students successfully chart and navigate their academic journey.

IDEAL is currently staffed with five people and is responsible for the following activities:
- implementing a construction and procurement process that ensures that the university hires minority owned or female owned businesses;
- diversity in faculty recruitment and retention, working to create diverse search fields and to recruit faculty of color;
- student engagement around issues of diversity; and,
- Affirmative Action hiring compliance.

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
Students No
Staff No
Faculty No
Administrators No

A brief description of the cultural competence trainings and activities:

The website URL where information about the cultural competence trainings is available:

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