The Diversity and Equity Committee serves to advance diversity and equity for our campus community.

Agendas and Minutes

Purpose

  1. To participate in the evaluation of institutional policies, practices, and climate which impact student equity gaps, and collaborate in the development and implementation of practices to achieve equitable outcomes.
  2. To serve as a resource and facilitate efforts related to diversity and equity.
  3. To forward proposals and recommendations regarding diversity and equity to the Academic Senate, Classified Senate, Associated Student Body, and managers.

Responsibility

  1. To inform the development, updating, and implementation of the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) plan, the Student Equity Plan, and other mandated and recommended plans addressing diversity and equity.
  2. To assess and respond to the results of the periodic campus climate survey.
  3. To provide ongoing college-wide and community diversity and equity education, awareness, training, forums, and workshops to the campus community.
  4. To collaborate with the Professional Development Committees on diversity and equity training relating to professional development for faculty, staff, and managers.
  5. To work with on-campus constituent groups and committees to assess equity gaps and recommend solutions.
  6. To assess and review equity data on a cyclical basis and make recommendations to address equity gaps.
  7. To infuse diversity and equity celebrations and events into the academic calendar.
  8. To recognize efforts on campus and in the community that support diversity and equity.
  9. To assess and revise as necessary committee processes and plans on a cyclical basis.

Membership

Total number of members is twenty-two (22), including representation from the following constituency groups:

  1. Administrators (2)
    1. Administrator Tri-Chair (1)
    2. College Equity Officer (1)
  2. Faculty (9)
    1. Faculty Tri-Chair (1), from any area
    2. Faculty (8) - Recommended that representation include one from each area, as well as representing part-time faculty, EDC, and RCC. Note: One individual may represent more than one area.
  3. Classified (6)
    1. Classified Tri-Chair (1), from any area
    2. Classified (5) - Recommended that representation include one from each area, as well as representing EDC and RCC. Note: One individual may represent more than one area.
  4. Students (5)
    1. ASFLC (1)
    2. Students At Large (4) - Recommended that representation include student clubs supporting diversity and equity, EDC, and RCC.

Committee Membership Roster

Ad Hoc Subcommittees

  1. By Laws
  2. Campus Climate
  3. Equity Data and Planning
  4. Events and Professional Development