Office for Institutional Diversity and Equity - Vision/Mission Statement
Office for Institutional Diversity and Equity - Vision
The Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity adheres to the University’s vision by embracing and supporting the standard of excellence, etc., shared governance, sustainability and environmental stewardship described in the University Mission/Vision/Values.
Office for Institutional Diversity and Equity - Mission
The Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity oversees the University’s compliance with various state and federal non-discrimination laws, as well as New Jersey State Ethics conflict law, code, and rules. Through shared governance, the Office leads institutional diversity efforts, engaging collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students on institutional diversity initiatives.
Currently, the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity convenes three groups:
- The Committee on Campus Diversity and Inclusive Excellence (“Diversity Committee”) serves as an advisory body to the President and Chief Officer on matters of campus diversity and inclusion. The Diversity Committee assists the University in enacting its espoused commitment to diversity and inclusion.
- The Title IX Practitioners Group assists the Chief Officer/Title IX Coordinator in monitoring and ensuring Stockton-wide compliance with Title IX. The Title IX Practitioners Group is largely comprised of individuals who have direct responsibilities in the administrative response to reports of sexual misconduct or who have other Title IX related responsibilities.
- The ADA-Rehabilitation Act Steering Committee (“Steering Committee”) is charged with providing ongoing assistance to the Chief Officer/ADA-504 Coordinator in coordinating Stockton’s effort to ensure that it is (1) living, learning, and working environments are accessible to persons with disabilities and (2) procedures, practices and plans for addressing disability issues are responsive to the current understanding of the ADA and Rehabilitation Act requirements.