Restructure Council on Diversity and Inclusion to include more student representation.
Identify student leadership opportunities.
Establish funding and criteria to support diversity-related programming and research activities for faculty, student organizations, departments, research centers, and institutes.
Continue to implement and monitor events policy.
Conduct focus groups with staff to better understand concerns derived from the climate survey.
Implement a diversity and inclusion recognition initiative.
Respond to focus group findings and climate survey results by developing educational programs and initiatives focused on diversity and inclusion for students, faculty, and staff.
Implement an annual school-wide diversity symposium.
Establish a Diverse Perspectives in International Affairs Series.
Collect and review data from course evaluations.
Goal 2 | Diversify Our Demographics
Engage in community outreach to ethnically and socioeconomically diverse K-12 schools.
Continue partnership with the Public Policy and International Affairs Program (PPIA) and host Public Service Weekend (PSW) and International Affairs Summer Immersion Program for underrepresented undergraduate students.
Establish fellowships for participants completing these programs and enrolling at the Elliott School.
Explore opportunities for partnership with the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs and Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Programs.
Establish partnerships with Minority Serving Institutions including Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs).
Enhance the faculty and staff search process.
Provide training to assist hiring managers and search committee chairs in the recruitment and selection process.
Develop guidance to integrate diversity and inclusion into position descriptions and the interview process.
Goal 3 | Expand Our Resource Base to Support Our Diversity and Inclusion Plan
Identify resources needed to support and actualize the short and long term diversity planning efforts of the school.
Identify and leverage existing resources at the University.
Hire Diversity Program Manager.
Goal 4 | Develop a Communications Plan to Reflect the Elliott School's Ongoing Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
Enhance the school’s diversity website.
Establish a newsletter that highlights accomplishments and members of our diverse community.