December 2020: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The SPS Faculty DEI Sub-Committee met on December 7th to discuss the finalization of the Mission Statement to be reviewed by leadership. A Needs Assessment survey has been drafted for every program to identify the DEI support each program would like to focus on. In addition, the survey will allow for M.S. program’s to share the information of DEI speakers that may have been invited … Continue reading December 2020: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

November 2020: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Updates for Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion include: Mission Statement for the Faculty DEI sub-committee is nearly approved. Development of training goals for faculty via the use of a Needs Assessment under review by sub-committee and Senior Associate Dean Erik Nelson. Contributing to the overall SPS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Approval to move forward with an Identity and Oppression workshop for faculty. Continue reading November 2020: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

October 2020: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Updates for Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion include: Continued meetings of the Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee to develop the Mission Statement and other goals related to trainings, workshops, short-term and long-term goals. Meeting with the Diversity Officers group at Columbia University. Meeting with DEI committee on the development of SPS DEI Strategic Plan. Continue reading October 2020: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

SPS Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Information and Resources

Dear Faculty, In support of the implementation of the SPS Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (f-DEI) mission, SPS Faculty Affairs would like to share the following resources available to you. Please download the document below for information on resources and reach out to Jennifer Goez (jg3701@columbia.edu) with any questions. SPS Faculty Affairs Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (f-DEI) Mission: To guide programmatic efforts to enhance the … Continue reading SPS Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Information and Resources

August 2020: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Updates for Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion incldue: Currently working with the Office of Multicultural Affairs to discuss the possibility of working together for Unconscious Bias and Anti-Racial Discrimination workshops for all programs and all-faculty. Submitted Faculty Affairs DEI proposal to the overall SPS DEI proposal. Faculty Affairs is now participating in the overall Columbia University Diversity Officers meetings. We will announce a date for … Continue reading August 2020: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

July 2020: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Shared the SPS Faculty Climate Survey (due: 7/22) sent to all faculty at SPS. The goals of the survey are to: Provide a broad understanding of faculty experiences at the Columbia School of Professional Studies. To compare conditions with peer institutions. To access insights and data to create recommendations to develop a Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (f-DEI) Strategic Plan. To inform overall Columbia SPS … Continue reading July 2020: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion