|Submission Date||June 30, 2017|
Tennessee Technological University
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination
|1.78 / 2.00||
Facilities:Office of Sustainability
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?:
Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on students, employees, or both?:
A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:
1. TTU Multicultural Affairs Office exists to provide support for the personal, cultural, social and academic growth and development of students from underrepresented ethnic populations.
2. TTU’s Diversity and Legal Affairs Office oversees the implementation and compliance of the university’s policies and procedures regarding employment, discrimination and harassment.
Estimated proportion of students that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
Estimated proportion of staff (including administrators) that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
Estimated proportion of faculty that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):
A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence trainings and activities for each of the groups identified above:
Tennessee Tech University requires all employees to participate in Title VI training every calendar year. Title VI was enacted as part of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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