Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.61
Liaison Tony Gillund
Submission Date May 9, 2017
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The Ohio State University at Newark
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.56 / 2.00 Jacqueline H. (Jackie) Parrill
Vice President for Institutional Planning and Human Resources Development
Human Resources and Planning
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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:

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) advances academic excellence by increasing and advocating for campus diversity and inclusion. The Office undertakes initiatives aimed at the recruitment, retention, and success of underrepresented students and faculty by working with academic units, community partners, and national organizations and institutions.

Definition of Diversity: The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College support the definition of diversity inclusive of, but not limited to, differences among people(s) including race, mixed races and heritages, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, physical abilities, mental abilities, cultural heritage, religious beliefs, political beliefs, and geographic location.

http://www.newark.osu.edu/facultystaff/diversitycommittee/Documents/By-Laws%20Revised%20Nov9%202009%20(2).pdf


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):
Most

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

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

ODI provides tailored diversity and inclusion trainings at the request of faculty and staff units. ODI also hosts various diversity and inclusion dialogue and speaker series that are open to the entire campus community.

All students are require to take a title IX Training, which provides information to help students examine gender affairs and the interconnected issues of healthy relationships, "hooking up", substance abuse, and sexual assault. The course promotes a healthier and safer campus environment for everyone.

Faculty, staff, and students are offered the Open Doors Training, which teaches members of the Buckeye community to identify and respond to incidents of bias.

Members of the Buckeye community can also participate in the Safe Zone Trainings, which addresses the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and pansexual (LGBTQQIAP) people.


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