|Submission Date||Oct. 30, 2014|
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination
Director of Sustainability
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||No|
|Employee diversity and equity||Yes|
A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:
Senior Staff has identified “diversity and inclusion” as a strategic priority. The committee will work to provide leadership on campus diversity issues. Some of these issues include:
- Promoting a climate that accepts and engages diversity as intrinsic to the fabric of our culture
- Aiding the continued development of mutual respect and understanding among all members of the college community
- Enhancing strategies for recruiting a diverse student, staff, and faculty population
- Exploring curricular/co-curricular programming to ensure that students have access to the knowledge and skills necessary to function as global citizens.
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:
Diversity training is a component of new employee orientation, and is annually offered at all-employee convocation meeting.
SafeZone Training is available to all employees once per year.
The website URL where information about the cultural competence trainings is available:
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