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Academic Affairs-Action Oriented Programs, Activities, and Plan 2002-2003, 2003-2004 Affirmative Action Awareness and Training: Academic Affairs engaged in a continuous effort
 

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Academic Affairs-Action Oriented Programs, Activities, and Plan 2002-2003, 2003-2004
Affirmative Action Awareness and Training: Academic Affairs engaged in a continuous effort
in 2002/03 to promote awareness of UCSD's EEO/AA policy. Under the leadership of the
Senior Vice Chancellor, key administrators from Academic Affairs units met to advise and
consult with staff on a number of EEO/AA issues.
The Director of Staff HR for Academic Affairs established an HR Contact Group (AA-HRC) in
April 2002. The objective of this group is to provide HR representatives from each department
with information and training that will allow them to foster an environment that promotes the
UCSD Principles of Community as well as general good business practices. Among the sessions
scheduled were: Sound Business Practices/Good Faith Efforts, Sensitizing the Workforce
(Disability/Sexual Orientation/Racial Issues are discussed); Intergenerational Interactions &
Issues; Risk Management; and Dealing with People in Crisis. Monthly training and information
sessions will continue in 2003-2004. HR directors and managers are scheduled to meet with the
group to discuss affirmative action policies, issues and strategies.
In late 2002, Director Hidalgo established an HR Advisory Group with representatives from each
academic division as well as representatives from major programs such as Library and
Extension. This group will continue to identify, develop and implement strategies to effectively
inform department administrators about issues pertaining to EEO/AA and diversity. The HR
Advisory Group has continued to meet quarterly to review relevant University policies and

  

Source: Abagyan, Ruben - School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California at San Diego

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine