Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 63.29
Liaison Allison Mihalich
Submission Date Oct. 13, 2017
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University of Notre Dame
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
1.67 / 2.00 Mike Seamon
Vice President
Campus Safety & University Operatis
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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?:

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 University of Notre Dame has a President's Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. The committee consists of the President of the University and executive level leaders from all areas of the University. The most recent letter may be found on the website: president.nd.edu/writings-addresses/2017-writings/letter-on-diversity-and-inclusion

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:

Students - All undergraduate students are required to take a two semester sequence. The Moreau First Year Experience gives students the opportunity to begin forming life-long habits of the mind as well as an engagement in faith, service, arts, wellness, and community. A collaborative effort between First Year of Studies and the Division of Student Affairs, it affirms the diversity and inclusion of the all first-year students.

Staff - All non supervisory staff members are required to attend a class We are All ND and 80% have completed the requirement. This half day workshop is an effort to allow each and every member of our community to unite behind a common goal as we work to cultivate a spirit of inclusion at Notre Dame. Diversity and Inclusion is included in all required onboarding for new staff. Courses in multicultural competencies/hiring game changers are required of senior staff and those responsible for hiring decisions.

Faculty - All senior leadership and deans have participated in diversity workshops. Two one-day workshops have been held for faculty in 2016-17 school year. More initiatives are planned for the 2017-18 school year.

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

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