The Office of Community Engagement & Health Equity, created in 2015, provides oversight of the College's diversity and equity initiatives, policies and activities and reports annually on its progress (Baylor login required). The College’s Inclusion and Excellence Council includes faculty, staff, trainees and student members, appointed by the president for their passion for inclusion, diversity and health equity.
This group has oversight of diversity initiatives and activities. Responsibilities include:
- Developing and implementing ongoing, systematic, and recruitment and retention activities to attract and retain diverse students, trainees, faculty, and staff.
- Partnering with leaders within academic units to provide educational offerings to improve cultural competence and health equity within the healthcare and scientific environments.
- Fostering a climate that possesses respect, integrity, inclusion and open dialogue between learners, faculty and staff.