|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||July 25, 2012|
University of Puget Sound
PAE-8: Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups
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Associate Vice President of Business Services/Community Engagment
Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the student body:
The Student Diversity Center promotes development of programs that honor the wide range of students' ethnicities, races, genders, religions, and sexual orientations; collaboration among student groups; and integration of students into the campus learning community. The Student Diversity Center conducts student-directed activities featuring groups that historically have been under-represented in higher education and/or at the University of Puget Sound. All students at Puget Sound are welcome to participate in Center-sponsored activities.
The Student Diversity Center has several student affinity groups under its umbrella. Groups include the Black Student Union, Asain Pacific American Student Union, Bisexual Gay Lesbian and Allies for Diversity, Native American Student Association, and Students For Choice.
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the faculty:
There are informal mentoring relationships for faculty. The university is currently investigating creating formalized programs similar to those offered for students.
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the staff:
There are informal mentoring relationships for staff. The university is currently investigating creating formalized programs for staff similar to those offered for students.
The website URL where more information about the programs in each of the three categories is available :
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