|Submission Date||July 25, 2012|
University of Puget Sound
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination
Associate Vice President of Business Services/Community Engagment
Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:
The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :
The Diversity Advisory Council was created in 2008 to assess the status of diversity at Puget Sound, study the issues and challenges associated with increasing diversity at the university, prepare short-term and long-term recommendations that focus on the needs of many constituencies throughout the university community, and assist in the implementation of those recommendations.
Members of the committee, including job titles and affiliations :
Faculty Diversity Committee, ASUPS, Faculty Senate,
Access Programs, Admission, Division of Student Services, Race and Pedagogy, Human Resources, Spirituality, Service and Social Justice, and At-Large Members.
The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity office?:
A brief description of the diversity office:
There is an Office of Diversity and Inclusion, which is staffed by the Chief Diversity Officer, Access Programs Coordinator, Administrative Specialist, and one Work Study Student.
The number of people employed in the diversity office:
The website URL where information about the diversity and equity office is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity coordinator?:
Diversity coordinator’s name:
Diversity coordinator's position title:
A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:
The Chief Diversity Officer works with the Academic Vice President (Dean of the University) and the other members of the university’s senior staff to provide leadership for diversity initiatives. A primary purpose of the position is to support the educational mission of the institution by helping to plan, coordinate, implement, and assess operational and strategic goals related to diversity. The Chief Diversity Officer has primary responsibility for coordinating implementation of the university’s strategic plan for diversity and directing access and achievement programs, including supervision of program staff. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, serving as Affirmative Action and Title IX Officer.
The website URL where information about the diversity and equity coordinator is available: