|Submission Date||March 19, 2019|
University of Nebraska at Omaha
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination
|1.67 / 2.00||
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 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. UNO also named a Chief Academic Diversity and Inclusion 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.
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:
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. Also in person training featuring well-known experts in the field of cultural competence, bias, etc....
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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