Diversity and Inclusion

  • Continue to increase numbers of underrepresented faculty, staff and students.
    • Require each division to create diversity hiring targets, with large units encouraged to meet or exceed a 20 percent goal.
    • Improve personnel search process to mitigate unconscious and implicit bias.
    • Implement outreach and recruitment strategies that target underrepresented students.
  • Enhance campus and community culture and climate.
    • Continue cultural consciousness and competency development among faculty and staff.
    • Increase networking opportunities among diverse campus stakeholders.
    • Continue to assess results and implement recommendations from the last climate survey. Develop plans for the next climate survey.
    • Continue community collaborations to promotion inclusion of diversity and cultural consciousness and competence.
  • Expand diversity and inclusion training for employees and students.
    • Evaluate opportunities for collaborative student diversity training.
    • Collaborate with human resources to implement diversity training for supervisors and managers.
    • Evaluate consistency of diversity and inclusion elements in curriculum across disciplines.

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