Diversity and Cultural Awareness Committee

Committee Purpose

The purpose of the Diversity and Cultural Awareness Committee is to promote awareness of diversity issues, provide cultural activities/events, and increase overall diversity at the College.

Committee Activities

  1. Develop and monitor the progress of the College’s Diversity Plan and provide budget recommendations for initiatives related to the Diversity Plan.
  2. Advise the Senior Director of Human Resources about activities that increase and enhance diversity in the work environment for faculty and staff.
  3. Advise the Assistant Vice President for Student Services and Manager of Diversity and Inclusion about activities that increase and enhance diversity for our students from recruitment through graduation.
  4. Collaborate with individuals and groups in providing diversity education activities such as workshops, speakers, and social events.
  5. Monitor and contribute to the comprehensive calendar of cultural programs and activities prepared by Public Relations.
  6. Work with Student Life, Human Resources, and Public Relations to increase campus and community participation in diversity-related activities.
  7. Develop guidelines and nominate recipients of the Diversity Award.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to the Vice President for Student Services

Membership

  • One (1) advisor to E.S.O.L.
  • One (1) representative of Student Services
  • One (1) representative of Business and Finance
  • One (1) representative of Learning Support
  • One (1) representative from Public Relations
  • One (1) faculty representative from at least four divisions
  • Advisor of Gay-Straight Alliance
  • Advisor of A.A.S.U.
  • Advisor of Collegiate Ministries
  • Maxine Smith Fellow (if available)
  • Student representation: 2
  • At large members: 3

Total membership: 18

Ex-Officio: Assistant Vice President for Student Services, Senior Director of Human Resources, Manager of Diversity & Inclusion; Coordinator of E.S.O.L., Chair of International Education Committee, Chair of Enrollment Management Committee, Coordinator of International Education