The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion has been supporting programming on race and ethnicity through seed funding
UHR rolled out phase 2 of the staff mentoring program in the fall of 2016 with the launch of a formal one-on-one Staff Mentoring Program for a cohort of 30. In addition to monthly one-on-one meetings, mentees and mentors have been participating in a variety of sessions focusing on their strengths, networking, and informational interviewing. The formal portion of the program will end in June 2017.
The Annual Report will be released on March 6, 2017. The DIOB reviewed this annual report and developed a response to the final report.
The diversity metrics dashboard is now published on the OIDI website.
All academic departments were required to submit an annual report on progress made on their DDIAPs in November 2016.
OIDI began meeting with academic departments in Fall 2016 and continues to meet with them to support the implementation of their DDIAPs.
The Title VI Report was submitted to President Paxson in December 2016, and the recommendations were accepted. The Title VI Policy and Process Procedures are being revised and a Title VI website is being developed during spring 2017.
The Slavery and Justice Report is now featured on the OIDI website.
UHR and OIDI have being collaborating with academic and administrative departments to increase awareness and knowledge on federal, state and university guidelines for addressing underutilization among women and underrepresented minorities.
UHR has been working with departments to review the diversity of candidate pools.
To unpack the results of the climate studies conducted in Spring 2016, OIDI is currently preparing to collect qualitative data via focus groups and structured qualitative interviews with students, faculty, and staff from respective administrative and academic departments and units.