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Goal Four: Infrastructure and Accountability

DEI Actions

Responsible Unit

Office of DEI - CDEIO Communication Office: Director of Communication; Marketing Office: Director of Marketing.

Measures

By Fall 2021, creation of a college DEI website. 

By Fall 2022 creation of DEI resources such as a DEI glossary that is accessible and a DEI e-newsletter for external and/or internal stakeholders.

Number of DEI social media posts or other press releases/notices.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 Web site created.

Responsible Unit

NOVA College Board; College President; Administrative Council

Measures

Review of annual College Board Self-Evaluation Report and creation of a self-assessment process that includes ensuring equity is maintained on College Board.

Total number of NOVA DEI events or workshops attended by College Board members.

Due Date

 July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

NOVA College Board; College President; Administrative Council.

Measures

Total number of NOVA DEI events or workshops attended by Admin Council members.

Approval of personnel and operation budget for the Office of DEI.

Establishment of two additional positions to support the Office of DEI.

Due Date

July 2022. 

Results

 

Responsible Unit

VP for Finance and Administration and affiliate offices.

Measures

An annual report to Admin Council on how well the college is funding DEI goals or seeing a ROI on DEI investments.

Total number of DEI trainings or workships members of Office of Finance and Budget and members of Human Resources attend on an annual basis.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

Council of Provosts, VP for Student Services, College Senate; and AVP Enrollment Services.

Measures

A formal recommendation submitted to Admin Council on two nonacademic or academic policies, procedures or practices that demonstrably impact equity goals.

Number of DEI trainings or workships Provosts attend, and members of Student Services and College Senate attend each year.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

CDEIO; Office of DEI; NOVA Foundation Office; DEI Council.

Measures

A report outlining the number of DEI innovation grants awarded.

Completion of DEI projects associated with grant awards.

DEI Council evaluation of DEI mini projects in August.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

CDEIO; Office of DEI; NOVA Foundation Office; DEI Council.

Measures

Number of participants at the DEI Student Research/Recognition Event, DEI Spotlight programs,  or other events planned by the DEI office.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

CDEIO; Office of DEI; NOVA Foundation Office; DEI Council.

Measures

Number of DEI Spotlight programs.

Assessment data from Spotlight programs.

Number of participants at DEI Spotlight programs.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

Office of DEI; DEI Council; DEI Committees; Human Resources.

Measures

By the end of Spring 2022, the Office of DEI will help employees to create infrastructure around ERGs.

By the end of Fall 2022, the Office of DEI will release a communication plan on ERGs that (a) explains what ERGs are, (b) how ERGs are organized and sponsored, (c) how ERGs are resourced, and (d) directions for how employees can join an ERG.

By Fall 2022, a report on the number of participants in ERGs, number of participants at ERG meetings and events, and number of ERG events held.

By Fall 2022, a report outlining a process for proposing new ERGs is due to Admin Council.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

Assessment Office; Administrative Council.

Measures

Recommendations to Admin Council on how to revise or modify the APER assessment process.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

College President; Administrative Council; Council of Provosts; Chief Academic Officer; College Senate.

Measures

Recommendations on how to incentivize collaboration across units, improve the college's committee structure for improved shared governance, and add DEI project completion as part of annual performance evaluation metrics.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

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