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Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee

 

 

Purpose of the Advisory Committee

The Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee’s purpose is to support the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as reflected in the college’s mission statement and strategic plan, including the priority of creating a campus climate where all feel welcomed, valued, and appreciated, and where diverse practices are applied to both academic and administrative decision-making processes.

Mission of the Advisory Committee      

The Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee shall serve in an advisory role to the President of Quinsigamond Community College. The committee will function in the capacity of a Diversity Officer to support the college’s recognition of the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion as reflected in its mission, vision and values statement, as well as its strategic plan by achieving the following goals:  

  1. Assess the campus culture surrounding issues of racism and intersections of age, citizenship, color, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender expression, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and all other identities represented among our diverse community. 

  2. Proactively work to address the personal, professional and institutional challenges related to issues of diversity, equity and inclusion.

  3. Identify, examine and respond to concerns about diversity, equity, and inclusion, in a timely manner.

  4. Amplify the work being carried out by other QCC groups in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and work collaboratively to foster an anti-racist, diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus culture.

  5. Craft recommendations for action, including the development and implementation of initiatives that will lead to concrete reforms in college policies, procedures, and practices to resolve institutional inequities related to all categories of difference.

Discrimination Incident Report Form

To report incidents of discrimination or social injustice, you can file a report by filling out the Discrimination Incident Report  Form found here.  The form may also be printed and submitted anonymously to Box #8.