Strategic Diversity Plan: Appendix

Assessment Matrix

This matrix is intended to be completed for each year of the plan (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021). This matrix is available in a printable format in the Strategic Diversity Plan (PDF).

Initiative Year (Jan.–Dec.): _________
The College held a Graduate Recruiting Expo that involved all the departments that grant graduate degrees. Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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The College awarded the available six Diversity Merit Awards to graduate students from underrepresented groups ($6000/year over three years) Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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Mentoring of junior faculty to help new faculty understand the many roles they play as teachers, advisors, and researchers. Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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Grant writing: There was at least one special grant writing seminar aimed at gaining external funding earmarked for minority applicants and/or minority-related goals. Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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Meet and greet: The College held an annual meet and greet between the Dean and the African American faculty. Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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The College hired at least two underrepresented minority faculty in the year of the plan. Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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At least 80 percent of underrepresented minority faculty achieved tenure and promotion by the five years of the plan. Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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At least 10 percent of graduate degrees conferred should be from underrepresented minorities by the five years of the plan. Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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Diversity Day: The College held a Diversity Day that included sponsoring at least a conference/symposium each year with guest scholars and programs that explore diversity and inclusion, e.g., in African American history, comparative religions, gender issues, etc. Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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Encourage programs, seminars, and workshops that explore diversity issues. The College offered at least one training/webinar/workshop per semester for faculty. For example, a workshop on implicit bias training. Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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The College offered diversity training for every College search committee. Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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The College sponsored one diversity-related event in each department ($200 for each department with a granted request). Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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Each department submitted a section describing the department’s diversity efforts in all annual reports. A reward of $5,000 was offered to one winning department per year. Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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The College awarded a teaching grant focused on diversity initiatives (on top of the two grants already awarded). Achieved:
Yes__ No__
Comments: _______
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More from the Strategic Diversity Plan

Download a PDF of this document.

I. Introduction

II. Data and Context

III. Highlight Items

IV. Department Initiatives

V. Measurable Goals

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