该 UWL Division of Diversity & Inclusion was formed in spring 2018. In addition to her other duties, the Vice 校长 of 多样 & Inclusion collaborates with academic deans and department chairs to recruit, retain, and promote diverse staff 和 faculty.
该 University now offers an Excellence in 多样 & Inclusion Certificate program to its employees. Each certificate will require participants to engage in at least eight equity- 和 inclusion-related workshops, trainings or 事件 over two years. Participants must apply those experiences in a project.
According to the FYS 19 UWS System Report on 学院 Turnover & Compensation adjustments UWL reported the highest amount of base adjustments and number of faculty receiving compensation adjustments for the UW comprehensive institutions. UWL also reported the highest amount of one-time compensation adjustments for both faculty 和 staff.
该 Employee Engagement Action Team convened throughout spring 2019 and responded in concrete ways to the results of the Employee Engagement Survey data collected in 2018. Highlights of the Action Team’s work included: strengthening partnerships between 人力资源 & the Division of 多样 & Inclusion, aligning of training and professional development opportunities with needs indicated by the survey, and two completed initiatives designed to provide better communication of and access to resources for all faculty and staff (the HR Calendar feed 和 the Be Well@UWL).
该 Joint Multicultural Affairs Committee, Employee Engagement Action Team and the Steering Committee of the Equity Liaison Initiative partnered to pilot and implement an online course on workplace diversity and inclusion. This course will be the first step in the Excellence in 多样 & Inclusion Certificates program but is available for all staff and faculty 和 will be a required part of the onboarding process for new employees.