DIMP 2.0

Scope of the Project

Report Data This report was developed using the following national and institutional data: 1) National Census data and data from other health professions. 2) Demographic data of students at optometry schools in the US from the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry data set. 3) Demographic data of students, faculty, and staff at State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry. 4) Data from the second campus-wide climate survey of students, faculty, staff, and administrators. The Purpose of this Report 1) To assess the progress that has been made since the implementation of the Diversity and Inclusion Master Plan 2016. 2) To build upon the Diversity and Inclusion Master Plan 2016’s initiatives to increase diversity in its myriad forms in the SUNY Optometry student body and amongst faculty. 3) To assess the feelings of inclusion and belonging amongst the students, faculty and staff and propose tangible and measurable initiatives to increase it. 4) To set forth broad and bold goals and initiatives that weave principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion into all aspects of the College.

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