Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.25
Liaison David Tedder
Submission Date Oct. 16, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Kentucky
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Lori Mobley
Administrative Officer
Instituitional Diversity
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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 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 Office of Institutional Diversity works across academic and non-academic units to implement ideas, collaborate on outreach and recuritment efforts, enhance student retention and achievement. The Office of Institutional Diversity works specifically on Goal IV of the University Strategic Plan: Promote Diversity and Inclusion. The office serves the entire University community.

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
Students Yes
Staff Yes
Faculty Yes
Administrators Yes

A brief description of the cultural competence trainings and activities:
The Dean of Students Office has increased the diversity options available within UK101 and 201 classes. The Residence Life Office sponsors several cultural training opportunities, for example,a Diversity Series each fall and spring for Resident Advisers; and "Managing Diverse Communities" workshops. The Office of Human Resources offers several training opportunities for Faculty and Staff such as The Basics of Diversity; the Humanity Academy and the Workplace Civility and Ethics Workshop. The Office of Institutional Equity offers on-going Equal Opportunity training.

The website URL where information about the cultural competence trainings is available:
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