Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.92
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date Aug. 15, 2012
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Western Kentucky University
PAE-8: Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Vincent Santoro
Graduate Assistant
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

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

The Office of Diversity programs sponsors several programs for students, including lectures, a program for minority woman, a program for minority men, Black History month activities, ceremony for Outstanding Black Graduates, and several more.

GBLTQ- Western Kentucky University's Resource for all things (and people) Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered/Transsexual, Questioning/Queer and their Straight Allies.

The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services facilitates equal
access through individualized accommodation, consultations, physical and programmatic access,
education, outreach, and review of policies and procedures.

Black Student Alliance

Chinese Students & Scholars Association

Indian Students Association

International Club

Japanese Culture Club

National Association of Black Journalists/Minority Communicator

Vietnamese Students Association

Student Identity Outreach


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

The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services facilitates equal
access through individualized accommodation, consultations, physical and programmatic access,
education, outreach, and review of policies and procedures.

GBLTQ- Western Kentucky University's Resource for all things (and people) Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered/Transsexual, Questioning/Queer and their Straight Allies.

There is also a beginning of the year reception/mixer for faculty and the African American Program supports lectures, workshop and exhibits.


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

The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services facilitates equal
access through individualized accommodation, consultations, physical and programmatic access,
education, outreach, and review of policies and procedures.

GBLTQ- Western Kentucky University's Resource for all things (and people) Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered/Transsexual, Questioning/Queer and their Straight Allies.


The website URL where more information about the programs in each of the three categories is available :

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