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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.20
Liaison Kimberly Williams
Submission Date May 14, 2014
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George Washington University
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Meghan Chapple
Director of Sustainability, Senior Advisor on University Sustainability Initiatives
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

The President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion seeks out ideas, recommendations, and feedback from the broader community. Through collaboration, research, and action, the Council will propose a series of best practices that benefit all members of the GW community, enhance the experience of traditionally underrepresented populations, and cultivate a more inclusive climate for students, staff, faculty and the broader community, of which George Washington is an integral part.


Members of the committee, including job titles and affiliations :

Natalie Milman, Associate Professor, Educational Technology, GSEHD
Timothy Miller, Associate Dean of Students, Center for Student Engagement
Ashwin Narla, President, Student Association
Nichole Proctor, Project Manager, Executive Vice President and Treasurer
Dana Tai Soon Burgess, Chair & Associate Professor, Theatre and Dance
Michael Tapscott, Director, Multicultural Student Services Center (MSSC)
Christy Willis, Director, Disability Support Services
Susan Wood, Associate Professor, Health Policy and Environmental and Occupational Health, SPHHS
Annie Wooldridge, Assistant Provost, Faculty Recruitment & Personnel Relations


The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity office?:
Yes

A brief description of the diversity office:

The Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion is led by the Vice Provost and consists of the Multicultural Student Services Center, Office of Disability Support Services, Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service, Title IX Coordination, Campus Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives and the GW Tutoring Initiative. The Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion advances equitable and welcoming learning and
working environments that foster a culture of inclusive excellence—creativity and innovation through diverse people, ideas and perspectives. The Office engages in
activities designed to support and promote the development of citizen-leaders and that improve the capacity of individuals and communities.


The number of people employed in the diversity office:
9

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity office is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity coordinator?:
Yes

Diversity coordinator’s name:
Dr. Terri Harris Reed

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:

Dr. Reed is responsible for advancing an institutional vision of establishing a community that is broadly reflective of the diversity of society. In collaboration with colleagues, Dr. Reed works to reduce institutional and cultural barriers that impede
progress towards creating and sustaining an inclusive community. In addition, she plays a leadership role in fostering a climate that values and leverages the benefits of
diversity, facilitates understanding across group boundaries, and contributes to GW’s efforts to make the Washington, D.C. area a healthier, more prosperous, and inclusive community.


The website URL where information about the diversity and equity coordinator is available:

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