|Liaison||Dorothea Von Herder|
|Submission Date||Aug. 18, 2011|
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination
Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:
The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :
Initiative for Diversity and Inclusion for Students Core Committee:
"The goal of this Initiative is to engage members of the Wellesley community—students, faculty, and staff—in collectively casting a concrete vision of how Wellesley should enhance its efforts in supporting diversity and inclusion for all students over the coming years. We are called to assess ourselves to ensure that we commit the institutional support needed to address the evolving needs of a diverse, multicultural student body within the context of a new era." - Kim Bottomly, President of Wellesley College
Members of the committee, including affiliations :
Victor Kazanjian, Dean of Intercultural Education and Religious and Spiritual Life
Robin Akert, Professor of Psychology
Mared Alicea-Westort, Assistant Dean of Intercultural Education and Advisor to Latina Students
Elena Creef, Professor of Women and Gender Studies
Robin Cook-Nobles, Director of the Counseling Service of the Stone Center
Tracey Cameron, Interim Director of Harambee House and Advisor to Students of African Descent
Karen Shih, Assistant Dean of Intercultural Education and Advisor to Students or Asian Descent
Jessica Sprague, Resident Director
3 students sit on the committee, but are rotated annually
The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity office?:
A brief description of the diversity office:
The Office of Intercultural Education is responsible for the development and leadership of intercultural education activities, trainings and programs that educate and promote awareness, understanding and appreciation of diversity and inclusion on campus and increasing multicultural competency throughout the campus community.
In addition, Disability Services, the Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, LGBTQ and the Slater International Center are available to provide individualized assistance and information to students.
The number of people employed in the diversity office:
The website URL where information about the diversity and equity office is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity coordinator?:
Diversity coordinator’s name:
Diversity coordinator's position title:
A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:
The Dean of Intercultural Education and Religious and Spiritual life works in collaboration with the assistant deans in defining short and long-term goals and objectives for the college, designing and implementing programs, and overseeing the administration of the office.
The website URL where information about the diversity and equity coordinator is available:
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