|Liaison||Mary Ellen Mallia|
|Submission Date||Jan. 15, 2016|
|2.00 / 2.00||
Chief Diversity Officer
Diversity and Inclusion
|Yes or No|
|Student diversity and equity||Yes|
|Employee diversity and equity||Yes|
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion assists in the recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion into all job levels the most qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, age, or citizenship. To ensure a discrimination-free work environment, the OI will neither condone nor tolerate practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment at UAlbany on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, or disability. Additionally, the ODI reviews all other personnel matters, including but not limited to compensation, benefits, transfer, layoffs, college-sponsored training, education, tuition waivers, and social and recreational programs.The university also has a President's Council on Diversity and Inclusion whose work is to determine how to best promote good relationships between people of diverse backgrounds and to foster equality of opportunity for all members of our University community. If all members of our University are fully invested in an environment that encourages everyone to reach his or her full potential, this commitment will strengthen our University's academic and research mission and provide the high-quality education that all our students deserve.
|Yes or No|
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion oversees a variety of activities around cultural competence. The predominant program is the iLEAD (Inclusive Leadership: Embracing & Accepting Diversity) initiative. The Program is divided into three entities: 1) speaker series; 2) campus-wide brown bag dialogues; and 3) train the trainer workshops. ODI has sponsored several campus conversations around issues of cultural competence and supports a transformation grant program that provides funding for campus entities to develop activities around the topic. ODI also coordinates training around sexual harrassment via the SHARP program.
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