Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.26
Liaison Jennifer deHart
Submission Date March 22, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Unity College
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.78 / 2.00 Stacey Hachey
Administrative Assistant
Sustainability
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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 Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO) serves as the point of contact for the President to coordinate, develop, inform, and provide leadership for diversity, inclusion, and social justice issues institution-wide. Additionally, the CDIO collaborates with faculty, staff and students to ensure that Unity College is a safe and welcoming environment for all members of the college community to advance an appreciation and respect for cultural differences. The CDIO is responsible for development of the Unity College Diversity Website and Recognition in Diverse Issues in Higher Education.


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):
All

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

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

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 and students at least once per year.


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

Presentation: New Employee Orientation: Introduction to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Unity College. Unity College Professional Development Presentation: Preparing the College Community for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Delivered to ALL Unity College Employees (Administrators, Faculty, Staff (Resident Assistants- Students). Preparing a New Generation of Students for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. F2Y Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Discussion. SkyLodge: Introduction to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace.

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