|Submission Date||June 30, 2017|
University of Montana
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination
|1.67 / 2.00||
ASUM Sustainability Coordinator
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?:
A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:
The University has a diversity and equity committee called the Diversity Advisory Council. Their mission statement:
"To encourage, advocate, and facilitate communication, education, and relations amoung persons of various races, physical conditions, religions, national origins, citizenship, genders, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, and sexual orientation at the Universtiy fo Montana."
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:
The Multicultural Learning Solutions (MLS), a unique, interactive and award-winning instructional approach to cross-cultural and global competence building, is utilized to train students, faculty, administrators, and staff to become more internationally minded and multiculturally competent in today´s global world. Since 2003, MLS has conducted cross-cultural research and developed over 200 trainings.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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