Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.39
Liaison Brian Liechti
Submission Date Aug. 24, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Warren Wilson College
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Alison Climo
Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Institutional Effectiveness
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support underrepresented groups on campus?:

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups:

Gender & Relationships:
The mission of the Center for Gender and Relationships (CGR) is to build and sustain healthy relationships within the Warren Wilson Community. We do this by offering education, advocacy and resources within the LGBTQIA community and in the areas of Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence prevention, Gender Equity and Intersectionality and Sexual Health and Education. Our mission is accomplished specifically by providing our community with creative and relevant programming and workshops, affinity support groups, trainings, outreach through social media, and opportunities for community service and activism.

Spiritual Life:
• Revitalizes the passion for spiritual exploration and integrating contemplation
• Promotes diversity and awareness of social injustices and religious intolerance/persecution around the world, and creates an atmosphere of free and open interfaith dialogue on campus.

Educational Access:
The Educational Access Coordinator assists students with documented disabilities by designing plans with reasonable accommodations for equal access to their educational program.

Inclusion, Diversity & Equity:
The Wilson Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity Office (WIDE) provides advocacy, community building, empowerment, and identity affirmation in support of underrepresented student populations, including students of color and International students.

The website URL where more information about the support programs for underrepresented groups is available:
Does the institution have a discrimination response policy and/or team (or the equivalent) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:

A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team:

Warren Wilson College defines a hate or bias-motivated incident as any disruptive conduct (oral, written, graphic, or physical) that is against an individual, or individuals, because of their actual, or perceived race, color, national origin/ancestry, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran and National Guard status, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, or arrest/conviction record.

The website URL where more information about the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team is available:
Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:

Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender neutral bathrooms on campus?:

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