About the Committee
The Johnson College Diversity and Inclusion committee is dedicated to providing a caring environment for members of multiple intersecting communities, experiences, identities, and abilities. We aspire to promote, celebrate, engage, support, and ensure every person feels welcome as part of the campus community.
- Ensure that all members of the Johnson College community feel accepted and supported regardless of background, belief, or identity
- Expand diversity awareness, knowledge, and competency for students, faculty, and staff.
- Foster a culture and climate of inclusivity, equity, and access for students, faculty, and staff
Committee’s definition of diversity:
Diversity– which celebrates differences as well as similarities–is the combined strength of ability, culture/ethnicity, talent, gender, socioeconomic status, religion, age, and experience that each individual brings to Johnson College.
Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded education programs and activities. Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment or sexual violence, such as rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, and sexual coercion.