Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.79
Liaison Chad King
Submission Date June 9, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Denver
PA-5: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
1.33 / 2.00 Thomas Walker
Program Director, Intergroup Relations & LGBTIQ
Center for Multicultural Excellence
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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, equity, inclusion and human rights?:
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:

A new university-wide committee will be formed and chaired by the vice chancellor of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Its membership would include the chancellor, the provost and executive vice chancellor, the Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX, and the chairs of each unit, center or institute’s DEI team and/or the administrator from that unit responsible for DEI work. The purpose of this action item is to provide a centrally connected structure to share, report, learn, and engage on common issues, concerns, policies, and procedures. It also provides an opportunity for meaningful student and alumni engagement in the everyday practice of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the institution.


Estimated proportion of students that has participated in that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

Estimated proportion of academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

Estimated proportion of non-academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:

While we don't call them "cultural competence" trainings per se, there are a range of trainings and consultations are available from CME (see below) including an Introduction to Inclusive Excellence, Q&A (LGBTIQA Safezone Trainings) and other custom topics. Also a subcmte of the Inclusive Excellence Collective (www.du.edu/cme/programs-services/collective.html) is currently working on a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training series for all employees that would fit the cultural competency category.


Website URL where information about the institution’s diversity and equity office or trainings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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