Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.75
Liaison Cindy Shea
Submission Date July 24, 2017
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Rumay Alexander
Interim Chief Diversity Officer
Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
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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 Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (DMA) is a unit of the Division of Workforce Strategy, Equity, and Engagment. DMA has the responsibility of providing university-wide leadership in building and sustaining an inclusive campus community that values and respects all members of the university community and beyond.


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:

Multiple cultural competence trainings and workshops are available to all faculty, staff, and students through the Diversity and Multicultural Affairs office. The office works closely with university departments, units and organizations to develop relevant training programs. In addition the office also offers:
- collaborative partnerships in the planning of programs that advance issues of diversity in the campus and community
- consultation on diversity strategic plans and initiatives for units who wish to engage in embracing diversity best practices on a organizational level
- diversity education workshops for units and groups that increase diversity awareness, incorporate practice and create dialogue. There are 6 different topics currently being offered (Diversity and Leadership, Diversity in the Classroom, Diversity and Gender, Diversity in the Workplace, Diversity in Hiring, and Negotiating for Equity). There is no cost for the facilitators and the delivery of the education session for on campus units/ departments/ groups.


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