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Liaison Jeff Johnson
Submission Date March 6, 2013
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Miami University
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired David Prytherch
Associate Professor and Sustainability Coordinator
Department of Geography
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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 :

University Senate Council on Diversity and Inclusion (CODI)
The functions of the Council on Diversity and Inclusion are to advise the President and the Provost on matters of diversity and to engage in and facilitate long-range planning to:
(1) build an intellectual community that recognizes that diverse experiences create a rich educational experience for all students,
(2) foster an inclusive campus climate, and
(3) foster the development of diversity-related competencies among faculty, staff, and students;
(4) assess and identify trends, progress, and problems pertaining to campus diversity and climate; and
(5) facilitate University-wide dialogue to promote understanding and constructive exchange of views on matters of diversity.
The Council shall report regularly to University Senate.


Members of the committee, including job titles and affiliations :

i) One (1) faculty member who is a member of University Senate and shall serve as Senate Liaison.
ii) Two (2) representatives from the College of Arts and Science.
iii) One (1) representative from the Farmer School of Business.
iv) One (1) representative from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
v) One (1) representative from the School of Education, Health, and Society.
vi) One (1) representative from the School of Creative Arts.
vii) One (1) representative from the Division of Finance and Business Services.
viii) Two (2) representatives from the regional campuses.
ix) One (1) member of the Classified Personnel Advisory Committee (CPAC).
x) One (1) member of the Unclassified Personnel Advisory Committee (UPAC).
xi) Five (5) administrative staff positions:
(1) The Associate Vice President for Institutional Diversity.
(2) The Director of Diversity Affairs, Student Affairs.
(3) The Assistant Vice President for Institutional Diversity will serve as Chair of the Council.
(4) The Director of the Center for American and World Cultures.
(5) The Director of the Women's Center.
xii) Two (2) at-large members.
xiii) Two (2) undergraduate students of whom at least one is a member of the Diversity Affairs Council.
xiv) Two (2) graduate students of whom at least one is a member of the Graduate Students of Color Association.


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:

Miami University’s Office of Diversity Affairs is responsible for the development and implementation of programs, activities, and procedures designed to enhance the academic success, retention, and personal development of diverse student populations. ODA embodies a commitment to diversity/multiculturalism as expressed through ability, age, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic differences.


The number of people employed in the diversity office:
5

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:
Ronald B. Scott

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Associate Vice President for Institutional Diversity

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:

The Associate Vice President for Institutional Diversity is charged with supporting Miami University's Values Statement and Mission Statement and insuring that each and every member of the Miami community has an opportunity to be involved and included in every aspect of the campus experience.


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

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