Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 78.50
Liaison Kira Stoll
Submission Date Aug. 16, 2018
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University of California, Berkeley
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kira Stoll
Director of Sustainability
Office of 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?:

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 University of California, Berkeley is deeply committed to issues of equity and inclusion, and has long worked to fulfill its mission of supporting full access and success for California’s diverse population.

UC Berkeley's Diversity initiative is led by the Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion. This Vice Chancellor is a member of the Chancellor's cabinet.

The Division of Equity & Inclusion provides leadership, accountability and inspiration to the UC Berkeley campus in integrating equity, inclusion and diversity into all aspects of university life.

The extensive initiatives, reporting and publications can be found here: https://diversity.berkeley.edu/

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:

All employees are required to take Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Ethical Values and Conduct Training.

Graduate students are also required to complete the Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and participate in a one-day orientation that includes cultural competence activities. http://grad.berkeley.edu/news/headlines/arrive-orient-and-go/

All new undergraduate students are required to participate in a week-long orientation that that helps students make connections to peers, faculty, and staff. Undergraduates also learn more about available resources and campus traditions and broaden understanding of the diverse and dynamic campus community.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

The information in this field was provided by the Division of Equity & Inclusion and the Office of Sustainability and Energy.

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