The Subcommittee on Race and the Subcommittee on Disability were formed.
The full Great Place Initiative membership gathered at Oscar Ritchie Hall to reflect on all that has been accomplished, welcome new members, and provide an opportunity to collaboratively focus on the work ahead. In attendance were students, faculty and staff who currently serve in one or more of the Great Place initiative Subcommittees
GPI Leaders, Subcommittee Chairs and Members build synergy at Stark Campus during a March retreat. They learned about project management principles, received direct feedback from other Subcommittee members on their work, and had teh opportunity to identify areas of intersection to be leveraged for a strategic impact of the GPI efforts
A research team led by Dr. D'Enbeau and Dr. Compton, is working on a Qualitative Analysis of the Climate Study data--their reports inform the work of Subcommittees
The Student Subcommittee establishes the Climate Advisory Network as a mechanism to respond to climate-related incidents
The Staff Subcommittee provided recommendations on a Staff Council, an anti-bullying policy and a work-life balance policy
In March of 2016, a universitywide survey was launched to identify strengths and barriers related to being a welcoming, engaging place that nurtures a culture of inclusiveness and respect. Thank you to all that participated.