Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.45
Liaison Kristina Hughes
Submission Date May 10, 2014
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University of Nebraska at Omaha
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.75 / 2.00 Patrick Wheeler
Environmental Advocate/Sustainability Champion
EHS
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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?:
Yes

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 Equity, Access & Diversity (EAD) leads the campus-wide effort to develop and sustain an inclusive and supportive campus climate. EAD reports directly to the Chancellor and the head of the office also serves as UNO's Title IX Coordinator and ADA/504 Compliance Officer.
The office investigates allegations of illegal discrimination and harassment. The process involves a neutral assessment of the underlying actions followed by a fair assessment of the situation with suggestions and recommendations for a resolution of the conflict. The focus of these internal investigations is to help facilitate an outcome that will enable individuals to experience an environment where they have an opportunity for success.


The full-time equivalent of people employed in the diversity and equity office:
1

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 ---
Staff Yes
Faculty Yes
Administrators Yes

A brief description of the cultural competence trainings and activities:

Computer based training that describes cultural competence through hypothetical workplace situations, provided basis for appropriate interaction and described actions available to help maintain a safe and welcoming workplace.


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

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