Chatham University

Diversity and Inclusion Council

Goals

The Goals of the Diversity & Inclusion Council are:

  1. To educate the campus community about diverse perspectives by celebrating and supporting all cultures.
  2. To raise diversity and inclusion to the forefront of university priorities and be vocal about its importance.
  3. Promote multicultural/intercultural awareness and understanding
  4. Develop and implement a plan to recruit, retain, and promote diverse staff and faculty
  5. Facilitate educational opportunities for faculty, staff and students to increase understanding of diversity and multicultural life experiences
  6. Build curricular and co-curricular opportunities for student and faculty engagement in diversity and inclusion knowledge and understanding
  7. Recommend policies needed to assure inclusion and celebration of multiculturalism
  8. Advise the President's Council on the degree to which messages, symbols, events, etc. support a welcoming and inclusive environment
  9. Promote Campus Accessibility and awareness of Disabilities, Mental Health Needs, and Prevention of Gender & Sexual Violence
  10. Develop assessment strategies to assure progress toward goal achievement