Academic Affairs-Action Oriented Programs, Activities, and Plan 2003-2004, 2004-2005
Dissemination and Training of EEO/AA Policy
Academic Affairs engaged in a continuous effort in 2003-04 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.
Established in 2002, the Academic Affairs HR Contact Group provides HR representatives from
each department/unit with information and training that allows them to foster an environment
that promotes the UCSD Principles of Community as well as general good business practices.
Topics from last year included: Professional Development Resources available at UCSD, and
reviews of EO/SAA progress and efforts and the 2004 Staff@Work Survey. Monthly training
and information sessions will continue in 2004-05.
Since late 2002, an Academic Affairs HR Advisory Group with representatives from each
academic division and major unit (Library, Extension, etc.) has been meeting on a quarterly basis
(to increase to bi-monthly in 2005). One role of this group is to identify, develop and implement
strategies to effectively inform department administrators about issues pertaining to EEO/AA
and diversity. The HR Advisory Group reviews relevant University policies and campus
procedures, and discusses strategies for implementing the Academic Affairs affirmative action
program. Members are asked to keep departments/units informed and up to date about the