Nurture an inclusive educational environment that teaches respect for diverse capabilities, backgrounds, thoughts and values among students, faculty and staff.
Objective A. Departments will explore funding opportunities to increase diversity of faculty and students.
Strategy: Explore funding source to support a scholarship or assistantship for a student from an ethnic minority or diverse backgrounds
Status: Minority students are receiving scholarships and assistantships
Objective B. Expand Opportunities for Interactions with Diverse Populations
Strategy: Include Director of Multicultural Services in College-sponsored Graduate Recruitment Initiative
Status: Graduate Recruitment Initiative funded but not implemented
Strategy: Promote faculty/student interactions with diverse populations
Status: CSD – services at Monett; Kinesiology – ARC of Ozarks, Head Start; DI; NUR; SWK homeless study; Study tours NUR; DI
Status: Faculty and students participate in workshops emphasizing diverse populations