Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.64
Liaison William Cocke
Submission Date May 14, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of North Texas
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Todd Spinks
Director
UNT Sustainability
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups:

The Division of Institutional Equity and Diversity has established several Special Interest Group Networks (SIGNs) to help members of the UNT community - students, faculty, staff, and alumni - have a voice on matters of diversity and inclusion. The groups meet throughout the calendar year and work to partner with other campus and community groups to impact diversity and inclusion at UNT.

The following employee resource groups have been created according to administrative university role, race/ethnicity, gender identity and orientation, disability, and religious affiliation categories.

SIGN:

North Texas Chapter of TABPHE) (Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education)-African American Interest Group
LGBT Taskforce
LGBTA Interest Group
UNeTe - Latino Interest Group
Christian Faculty/Staff SIGN
Asian American SIGN
Native American SIGN

Task Force:

Disability Task Force


The website URL where more information about the support programs for underrepresented groups is available:
Does the institution have a discrimination response policy and/or team (or the equivalent) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team:

The University of North Texas does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, political affiliation, disability, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission process, educational programs and activities, university facilities, or employment policies. The University takes active measures to prevent such conduct and immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The university also prohibites and takes action to prevent retaliation against individuals who report or file a charge of discrimination, harassment or sexual violence; participate in an investigation, or oppose any form of discrimination, harassment or sexual violence.


The website URL where more information about the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team is available:
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Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:
No

Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender neutral bathrooms on campus?:
No

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