Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.35
Liaison Peter Stiling
Submission Date Feb. 19, 2018
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University of South Florida
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Jose Hernandez
Chief Diversity Officer/Associate Vice President
Diversity and Equal Opportunity Office
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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 University has one system office for Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity staffed with one Associate Vice President who reports
to the USF System President and 10 staff. In addition USF also has a multicultural students affairs office in each of the three institutions
USF Tampa, USFSP, and USFSM. USF also has an Chief Diversity Officer in USF St Petersburg, an Associate Vice President for Supplier
Diversity and a Director of Diversity in the College of Medicine. These offices serve the entire university system and have identified
programs and events to advance diversity and inclusion.


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:

There are several offices providing training and cultural competence training in addition to opportunities implemented by colleges and
students affairs, from bias an stereotypes to cultural competence. We also have provided 7 sessions of "courageous conversations in 2017
addressing gender, sexual orientation, race, undocumented students, bullying, micro-aggressions and disability. Training also began on
hiring for diversity addressing unconscious bias in the hiring process for faculty search committees.


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