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Goal Two: Climate and Intergroup Relations

DEI Actions

Responsible Unit

Engagement and Retention; Student Services, Director of Student Leadership and Engagement; Student Government Association (SGA)

Measures

Structure implemented, first meeting.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

Office of DEI; DEI Campus Committees

Measures

Effective marketing around the founding principles of Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Centers, and participation in Healing Circles by members of DEI Committees.

Development of a plan to offer healing circles to a broader community of NOVA stakeholders.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

Office of DEI; DEI Campus Committees

Measures

NOVA will have a model to develop training for volunteers who wish to become cofacilitators in the Circle method.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

HR; Student Services; Wellness/Disability Services in coordination with Academic Deans Council (ADC) and Council for Associate Deans (CAD); Office of DEI

Measures

Deans and associate deans will work with Accommodations and Accessibility Services to determine the timing of training throughout the semester to be compatible with faculty's other responsibilities

Due Date

July 2022. 

Results

 

Responsible Unit

HR; Student Services, Wellness/Disability Services in coordination with Academic Deans Council (ADC) and Council for Associate Deans (CAD); Office of DEI

Measures

The Office of DEI, HR and Stduent Services will complete an annual audit of how well NOVA is meeting the needs of students and employees with disabilities.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

Director of Wellness and Mental Health.

Measures

Number of MHFA classes held. 

20 faculty/staff trained at each offering (maximum allowed by CSB).

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; OIR; HR; Student Services; Title IX Officer; EEO Officer, etc.

Measures

Recommendations to Admin Council on how to improve various bias or discrimination reporting processes.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

LO Campus Forum Chair; LO Campus DEI Committee

Measures

Number of events, number of participants at each event, and data from assessment of events.

The goal is for at least 175 participants reached per academic year and positive results from assessment data.

Due Date

 July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

MEC Campus Forum Chair; MEC Campus DEI Committee

Measures

Completion of a draft of equitable and evidence-based selection criteria in Summer 2021.

Release of white paper on recommendations Fall 2021.

Collection of feedback Spring 2022, and additional final recommendations with strong urgency to implement.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

AL Campus Forum Chair; AL Campus DEI Committee

Measures

Results of the campus assessment will be available by Spring 2022.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

MA Campus Forum Chair; MA Campus DEI Committee

Measures

Unity Lounge for Students: student use of space, events held in space will be in place by Spring 2022 and/or a project timeline will be available.

Further, by Spring 2022, the Unity Lounge for Faculty and Staff will be available, and data will be provided on use of the site. One metric is feedback from participants about the space and how to improve it.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

AN Campus Forum Chair; AN DEI Committee

Measures

Completion of audit, continued collaboration of efforts between AN DEI Committee and AN Forum Council.

Survey completion.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

WO Campus Forum Chair; WO DEI Committee

Measures

Number of presentations or networking events, and number of participants at those events.

Assessment data collected and shared.

Due Date

 July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

NOVA Marketing; NOVA Web Services

Measures

Completion of two promotional videos that promote DEI efforts.

Completion of updated advertising buys on social media that bolster our commitment to meeting DEI outcomes such as closing equity gaps in enrollment and retention for student groups that are underrepresented and under supported.

The following data will be tracked and reported on annually to CDEIO for all DEI marketing campaigns: impressions, click through rate, coversion.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

VP for Student Services and affiliate leadership teams.

Measures

Completion of a recommendation plan for mentorship programs that align withour DEI efforts and focus on building mentorship programs to scale.

Due Date

July 2022. 

Results

 

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