Diversity Task Force Invites Community Comment on Draft Report
The Task Force for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence has completed its draft report and invites comment from the Pacific community. The draft report is available here. The report includes a history of Pacific diversity initiatives, the rationale for why this work is of vital importance to our University and recommendations in four areas of focus that impact faculty, staff, students, the curriculum and co-curriculum, and campus climate. If you are interested in the executive summary of the major recommendations, these begin on page 12.
The four areas of focus addressed by the four sub-committees include the following:
- Student Access, Equity, and Success
- Faculty and Staff Access, Equity, and Success
- Diversity in the Curriculum and Co-curriculum
- Campus Climate and Diversity
Members of the Task Force will meet with various committees and constituency groups to discuss the draft report and gather comment and suggestions on the recommendations. In addition, two open meetings of the committee will be held in the DeRosa University Center, room 211:
Thursday, March 15, 12 - 1:30 p.m.
Open Meeting (Special focus on Sub-committee Three, Diversity in the Curriculum and Co-curriculum and Sub-committee Four, Campus Climate and Diversity)
Tuesday, March 20 12 - 1:30 p.m.
Open Meeting (Special focus on Sub-Committee One, Student Access, Equity, and Success and Sub-committee Two, Faculty and Staff Access, Equity and Success)
The final recommendations of the Task Force are due to the President on May 30, 2012.