Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.41
Liaison David Tedder
Submission Date Sept. 30, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Kentucky
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.67 / 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 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 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.


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

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

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

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

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 Office of Institutional Equity offers on-going Equal Opportunity training. Unconscious Bias training is offered to faculty, staff and students as part of the Office for Institutional Diversity.


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