|Submission Date||Aug. 12, 2015|
University of Alaska Anchorage
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination
Director, Office of Campus Diversity & Compliance
Office of Campus Diversity & Compliance
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:
The mission of the Diversity Action Counsel is to resolve to nurture an environment where: the diverse cultures and beliefs of all people are acknowledged; diversity is respected; and all people are valued.
UAA's Diversity Statement:
With freedom of speech being at our core, UAA strives to create an inclusive, respectful campus community that promotes and embraces our individual differences. We unite in our belief that diversity includes understanding and respecting differences in ideas, religion, gender, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, disability, age, and socioeconomic status. We celebrate diversity in all of our educational and employment endeavors.
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:
Founded in 2000, the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) is a colleague-to-colleague teaching and learning center that promotes excellence and innovation in teaching, research, creative activity and engagement in an atmosphere of collegiality. CAFE serves faculty at all levels and academic ranks across the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), including those at its Community Campuses.
CAFE offers a wide spectrum of workshops, events and assistance designed to help faculty: engage in effective teaching that promotes student learning and success;
conduct meaningful research and creative activity;
connect to resources and services throughout the university that support student success; maximize opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship; and
advance a community of scholars that enriches the mission of UAA and the life of our community as a whole.
The website URL where information about the cultural competence trainings is available: