|Submission Date||July 5, 2023|
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
PA-5: Diversity and Equity Coordination
|1.33 / 2.00||
Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee, office, and/or officer tasked by the administration or governing body to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings related to diversity, equity, inclusion and human rights?:
Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on students, employees, or both?:
A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:
Our Campus Diversity Office is led by a Chief Diversity Officer who is a member of the Chancellor's Cabinet. This office oversees 6 campus program areas related to diversity. The Office has a mission and vision statement:
Mission Statement: Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.
Vision Statement: We strive to create a campus that provides access and support for underserved populations;
- has an inclusive and just culture;
- values understanding, compassion, and acceptance;
- is committed to the ideals of social justice;
- prepares students for global citizenship;
- and is collaborative, safe, and respectful.
Estimated proportion of students that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Estimated proportion of academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Estimated proportion of non-academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
The Diversity Office oversees many program areas that each provide regular cultural competency training to campus students, staff, faculty, and administrators. These programs include:
- International Programs
- Center for Non-Traditional and Veteran Students
- Patricia A. Doyle Center for Gender and Sexuality
- Student Support Services and Services for Students with Disabilities
- Affirmative Action, ADA and Title IX
- Office of Multicultural Student Affairs
Additionally, Human Resources and Residence Life provide many training's on cultural competency each year.
Website URL where information about the institution’s diversity and equity office or trainings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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