Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 26.10
Liaison Rachael Budowle
Submission Date April 29, 2019
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University of Wyoming
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Rachael Budowle
Campus Sustainability Committee Chair
Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
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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 Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is chaired by Dr. Emily Monago, Chief Diversity Officer. As the chairperson for the council, Dr. Monago reviews the charge annually and makes adjustments as needed. The 2017-2018 charge of the Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is:

-Inventory and evaluate current campus diversity and inclusion programming, activities, and other educational efforts and identify areas of weakness for future development;
-Support the Chief Diversity Officer in developing a 2017-2022 University of Wyoming Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan; and
-Facilitate campus and community collaborations that make progress toward achieving the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals for the University of Wyoming as outlined in the strategic plans for the university and for diversity, equity, 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:

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has created two workshops related to cultural competence. These are the "Cultural Competence Workshop" and the "Interrupting and Stopping Bias Workshop." Both are administered voluntarily to students, staff, and faculty (which is why "some" of each group have participated). Some of the topics covered in the "Cultural Competence Workshop" are:
-Interrupting & Dismantling Racism
-Recognizing and Responding to Microaggressions
-Creating Inclusive Organizations
-Creating Inclusive Teams & Classrooms from the Start
-Navigating Difficult Situations


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