About Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

About Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Chief Diversity Officer

Works collaboratively with offices across the campus to promote inclusiveness and implement best practices related to diversity, equity and inclusion in such areas as recruitment and retention of students, senior administrators, faculty and staff. The CDO coordinates diversity-oriented programs and initiatives, including chairing the Access, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, for diversity in support of DACC’s inclusion goals and aligned with the strategic plan.

  1. https://www.nadohe.org/
  2. NADOHE Standards of Professional Practice for Chief Diversity Officers

Coordinator of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Coordinator of DEI works as a cross-departmental program coordinator, with a focus on providing instruction, mentoring, and coordination of programs and activities for underrepresented student groups. This position is the linchpin for student success by providing bridging services beginning in the adult education programs through the undergraduate programs and services that lead to completion of an associate’s degree or certificate.

Works with the College’s Adult Education department and the Student Services division to provide, but not limited to, instruction, mentoring, tutoring, and program coordination for students to make seamless transitions in their education career. Working collaboratively with the Chief Diversity Officer to develop and coordinate diverse, equitable, and inclusive programs and activities to promote student success.

  1. “The Toolbox” Building Bridges One Student at a Time

    • Why do we have this program at DACC?

      • Through higher education, preparing African American males for skilled employment opportunities.
    • How will you benefit by being in this program?

      • The program prepares you for academic success by introducing you to available services through student orientation, online learning orientation, and interest assessments. You will also learn about services by interacting with Financial Aid, Counseling, Business Office, Division Deans, Career Services, Student Support Services, Vermilion County Works, and the DACC Foundation. Once the semester begins, you will be paid $25 per week to attend mandatory check-in meetings and tutoring sessions throughout the school year to monitor progress. Additional support services such as pairing you with successful second-year students, attending field trips, and touring local business and industry facilities are planned. DACC will partner with local organizations to provide additional resources, as needed.
  2. TRIO Student Support Services
  3. Middle College

Achieving the Dream Equity and Inclusion Team

Continuous Quality Improvement Diversity Team

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