Focus: Equal Opportunity and Equity
One of three functional areas within the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity, Equal Opportunity and Equity works alongside Diversity and Inclusion and the Campus Community Centers to foster an inclusive campus community of students, faculty and staff who value and inspire personal, academic and professional excellence.
Diversity Community Intrigued by New Podcast Series
In mid-October, The Praeci Podcast gained some notice for entering a niche not currently occupied in the campus digital media scene. Offering long-form audio interviews, video and written news, the publication has started out strong with several timely topics of interest to the NC State and local community.
New Posters Fulfill One Component of NC State’s Federal Title IX Obligations
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity has published a new Title IX poster series. The posters are intended for display in all campus buildings as part of NC State’s compliance efforts in accordance with Title IX of the U.S. Education Amendments of 1972.
NC State Now Provides Title IX Training
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity is pleased to announce NC State’s procurement of the Student Success™ Every Choice online bystander intervention program, an online training program available for all students, and Student Success™ Not Anymore online training program for all graduate students, faculty and staff.
NC State Shows Steady Increases in Recruiting Diverse Faculty
A recent article in the Washington Post was titled “An Ivy League Professor on Why Colleges Don’t Hire More Faculty of Color: ‘We Don’t Want Them.’” At NC State, the Recruiting Diverse Faculty program works to ensure that this claim does not apply here.
What is Compliance?
Is compliance the same as diversity and inclusion? Is compliance another word for diversity? Is diversity the new compliance? Diversity and inclusion represent the proactive efforts to promote inclusiveness and respect for differences in the workplace and the educational environment. Diversity is not the new compliance.
Equal Opportunity and Equity Appoints Associate Vice Provost
In July, the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity appointed Robinette Kelley as associate vice provost of its Equal Opportunity and Equity unit.