Goal 2: Equity

Close equity gaps for underrepresented,low-income, and first generation college students

  • Engage faculty and staff in discussions about equity and student success.
  • Develop and infuse diversity, equity, and inclusion in curriculum and instructional practices.
  • Implement best practice strategies for increasing retention and completion of underrepresented students.
  • Regularly present and discuss disaggregated data within the current college governance structure.

Attract, hire, and retain diverse faculty and staff

  • Strengthen recruitment strategies to ensure a broader range of applicants.
  • Make ongoing improvements to the hiring process.
  • Expand employee orientation, onboarding, and mentoring.

Increase cultural competency

  • Develop and implement an institutional equity plan.
  • Create a shared vocabulary around diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Provide ongoing education for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Expand opportunities for ongoing dialogue.

Improve policies, procedures, and infrastructure to ensure equity among all campus constituencies

  • Revise policies to close opportunity gaps and remove barriers for students.
  • Evaluate and revise intake and enrollment procedures to ensure equity and access for all students.
  • Evaluate technologies and facilities to ensure accommodation of all campus constituents, within the college’s capacity.