Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.06
Liaison Casey Meehan
Submission Date June 15, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Western Technical College
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Joshua Housel
Sustainability Intern
Sustainability
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

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

The Diversity Advisory Team and the College are committed to:
- Maintaining a culture that is conducive to student success for the diverse population it serves.
- Creating and maintaining a teaching and learning culture that provides educational opportunities for diverse individuals and groups.
- Providing environments beyond classroom settings, where students can learn from and become part of the broad life experiences that accompany diversity.


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?:
Yes

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

Western Technical College has an online system in place which student may utilize in reporting discrimination complaints. The online report system will keep individuals identity private. The online reporting tool will also serve as a alternative medium for the individuals who do not want to report an incident face to face with campus security.


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?:
No

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