Goal 5a: SoE leadership will be committed to making DEI an institutional priority.
Goal 5b: SoE leadership will be professionally and personally responsible for strategically coordinating and leveraging resources to support and facilitate DEI in the SoE.
- Support the Office of DEI and Assistant / Associate Dean of DEI.
- Require all SoE leaders to participate in DEI related professional development and training (e.g., NADOHE, NCORE, etc.).
- School leadership champions DEI within the SoE, as well as in broader educational communities.
- School leadership annually documents their record of promoting DEI, particularly as related to hiring faculty of color and those from historically underrepresented groups.
- School leaders ensure units within the SoE allocate and utilize resources to achieve DEI goals.
- School leadership broadly understands the potential barriers that faculty face in the
- promotion and/or tenure process in the context of diversity-related professional activities
- (e.g., teaching, research, service) (NADOHE Standard).
- School leadership has current and historical knowledge related to issues of nondiscrimination, access, and equity in higher education institutions (NADOHE Standard).
- School leadership has awareness and understanding of the various laws, regulations, and policies related to equity and diversity in higher education (NADOHE Standard).
- School leadership envisions and conceptualizes the diversity mission of the SoE through a broad and inclusive definition of diversity (NADOHE Standard).
- School leadership understands how institutional programming can be used to enhance the SoE’s diversity mission to support faculty, especially hyperraced faculty and those from historically underrepresented groups (NADOHE Standard).
- School leadership has basic knowledge of how data can be used to benchmark and promote accountability for the diversity mission (NADOHE Standard).