Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Councils

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Councils

Diversity councils and committees serve as college focused teams made up of faculty, students, and staff who “lead, advocate for, coordinate, inform, and/or monitor the actions necessary to implement and sustain Jefferson’s Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement strategy.”

College Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Councils: Priority Areas

Education and Awareness

  • Ensuring faculty, students, and staff have the knowledge, skills, and ability to model culturally competent behavior
  • Ensure faculty have the knowledge, skills, and ability to deliver an academic experience that demonstrates inclusive excellence
  • Ensure that students graduate with the knowledge, skills, and ability to interpret, respect, and value local, global, and conceptual diversity

People

  • Ensuring that inclusive practices are implemented to recruit and retain a highly skilled workforce and student population that reflects the diversity of the communities Jefferson serves 

Community Engagement

  • Engage faculty, staff, and students to increase Jefferson’s presence in and impact on the community Jefferson serves

Participating Colleges