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Strategy 4.1: Intercultural Learning and Living


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Immerse students in vibrant intercultural learning and living environments that prepare them to engage productively and ethically with a diverse community.


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Key Initiative 1

Investigate and adopt strategies for identifying, recruiting and retaining faculty from diverse backgrounds, such as cluster hires, hiring established faculty at rank, and developing a pipeline of diverse talent; incorporate these strategies into the College’s hiring plan and processes.

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IMPLEMENTATION

Work with Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion to develop best practices in recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff.

Point Persons: Jon Hess
Status:
 In Progress
Completion Date: Spring 2018


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Key Initiative 2

Collaborate with Enrollment Management and the vice president for diversity to achieve enrollment goals for students from diverse backgrounds.

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IMPLEMENTATION

Draft new articulation agreements that create more enrollment pathways to UD that diversify the undergraduate and graduate student populations.

  • Six articulation agreements approved as of May 15, 2017.

Point Person: Danielle Poe
Status: In Progress
Completion Date: Ongoing


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Key Initiative 3

Expand curricular and programmatic offerings to attract and engage students from diverse backgrounds, including exploration of the link between area studies programs and inclusive excellence.

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IMPLEMENTATION

Work with faculty and departments/programs to better publicize existing area studies offerings and explore creation and administration of new area studies offerings.

  • New Middle East and Islamic Studies minor approved as May 15, 2017.
  • Working group established and convened to explore creation and administration of Ethnic Studies program.

Point Person: Danielle Poe
Status: In Progress
Completion Date: Ongoing


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Key Initiative 4

Work with Advancement and other University partners to provide ongoing opportunities for alumni, faculty, and student collaboration on racial diversity and advocacy.

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IMPLEMENTATION

Alumni and Advancement around diversity and inclusion goals.

Point Person: Jason Pierce
Status: In progress
Completion Date: 


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Key Initiative 5

Strengthen students’ intercultural competency and personal ethical development by creating and deploying new models for College learning-living communities.

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IMPLEMENTATION

Lead, along with our partners in Student Development, the reorientation the ongoing integrated learning-living communities conversation to position the University of Dayton as the "University for the Common Good," through curricular residential and experiential learning inspired from thematic first-year experiences.

Point Person: Don Pair
Status: In progress
Completion Date: 


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Key Initiative 6

Support the Committee on Equity and Leadership Development and the College’s Equity Advisors as they advise departments and make recommendations to the dean’s office concerning equitable hiring practices and work environments relating to gender, race and ethnicity, and other forms of difference.

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IMPLEMENTATION (1)

Appoint and train two equity advisors for the College, who will prepare relevant faculty hiring materials for departments and search committees.

Point Person: Jon Hess
Status: Completed
Completion Date:
 January 9, 2017

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IMPLEMENTATION (2)

Select and develop equity advisors for staff.

Point Person: Jon Hess
Status: In progress
Completion Date:
 Spring 2018

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IMPLEMENTATION (3)

Equity advisors coordinate with Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion on inclusive excellence initiatives, particularly with regard to hiring and implicit bias reduction.

Point Person: Jon Hess
Status: Completed
Completion Date:
 Spring 2018

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IMPLEMENTATION (4)

Committee on Equity and Leadership Development charge for year?

Point Person: Jon Hess
Status: In progress
Completion Date:
 


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