Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.29
Liaison Lisa Noriega
Submission Date June 29, 2011
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Yale University
PAE-8: Support Programs for Under-Represented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Keri Enright-Kato
Sustainability Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support under-represented groups on campus?:
Yes

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

Yale's Diversity & Inclusion Office collaborates with departments and individuals across the Yale campus to promote a respectful, accessible and inclusive community for all Yale employees.

Yale University Student Body Diversity Initiatives and Programs include the following:

General:
-Minority Advisory Council
-Resource Office on Disabilities
-Religious Diversity at Yale

Undergraduate
-Multicultural Outreach Program
-The Afro American Cultural Center
-The Asian American Cultural Center
-La Casa Cultural
-The Association of Native Americans at Yale

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
-Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity

Professional Schools
-Yale School of Medicine Office of Multicultural Affairs
-Women in Medicine


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the faculty:

The Yale Women Faculty Forum (WFF) emerged from the effort, during Yale's tercentennial year, to highlight the presence of women at the university and the accomplishments of Yale alumnae.
http://www.yale.edu/wff/


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the staff:

The Yale University African American Affinity Group (YAAA) was established by a planning team in early 2006. The charge to the team was to form an affinity group to support the African American community at Yale. http://www.yale.edu/yaaa/

The Asian Network @ Yale (ANY) seeks to connect professionals of the Asian Heritage community in the interest of shared values and concerns. http://www.yale.edu/hronline/diversity/asiannetwrk.html

Yale Latino Networking group http://www.yale.edu/hronline/diversity/hispanic-affinity-group.html

The Yale LGBTQ Affinity Group was created in 2008 to foster a more welcoming and respectful campus community for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer individuals and their allies with a primary focus on retention and edification of Yale employees. http://www.yale.edu/hronline/diversity/lgbtq.html


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

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