Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.27
Liaison Prabhakar Shrestha
Submission Date Feb. 20, 2018
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University of Nebraska - Lincoln
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Cale Brodersen
Graduate Assistant
UNL Office of Sustainability
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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 Chancellor's Diversity Council: This group was created during the Fall 2014 semester and first convened in Spring 2015 to provide the chancellor and his leadership team with input and guidance on high-level issues of diversity and inclusion. The council endeavors to communicate with the many individuals and organizations on campus and in the local community that are engaged on these issues. The council created and maintains the website diversity.unl.edu as a central repository of information and events related to diversity and inclusion. The council is currently coordinating the university's interaction with Halualani and Associates, a consulting firm that specializes in diversity issues in institutes of higher education.


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

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

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

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

OASIS (Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services) works with all University of Nebraska-Lincoln students with an emphasis on meeting the needs of ethnic minority students and students receiving Diversity Enhancement Scholarships. OASIS offers diversity awareness, social engagement, leadership and academic excellence programs to all members of the UNL community.


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