Campus Climate Timeline

Detailed Campus Climate Action Plan

Condensed Stetson Campus Climate Action Plan

Key Goals for the Next Stage of Stetson's Inclusion Work

  1. Building a culture of respect
  2. Cultivating strong and collaborative relationships
  3. Fostering opportunity and sustainability
  4. Planning for our future

Fall 2021

Phase 1 - Building a culture of respect

  • Community update and conversations regarding the Working Group reports and Phase 1
  • “Culture of Respect” Community Conversation and Campaign
  • Evaluate and begin updating the website to better reflect inclusive values
  • Review and continue implementation of DEI Faculty/Staff Hiring Strategic Plan
  • Enhance and promote the university’s historical and existing diversity and inclusion efforts online
  • Continue evaluation of University-wide DEI training and leadership development opportunities
  • Assess incorporation of DEI evaluations into existing administrative and employee evaluation structures
  • Review reporting infrastructure for concerns, and continue promotion through community-wide campaigns
  • Explore expansion of external cultural credit and leadership development opportunities
  • Review and propose publication models of faculty/staff demographic data

Spring 2022

Phase 2 - Cultivating strong and collaborative relationships

  • Community update and conversations regarding Phases 1 and 2
  • Incorporate diversity and inclusion goals in the overall Stetson University Strategic Plan
  • Develop strategic plan to strengthen relationships with City of DeLand and Volusia County
  • Develop communications structure and training/guidelines for national crises and events
  • Continue development and/or enhancements of DEI training and leadership development opportunities
  • Enhance transparency of high-level policy development process and options for advanced community feedback
  • Propose a City of DeLand Walkability Study to assess accessibility and safety
  • Expand external cultural credit and leadership development opportunities

Fall 2022

Phase 3 - Fostering opportunity and sustainability

  • Community update and conversations regarding Phases 2 and 3
  • Evaluate and propose models for publication of faculty/staff compensation data
  • Develop DEI evaluation structure for administration and departments/offices
  • Evaluate budget and financial planning policy communication and feedback process
  • Deepen avenues for students to obtain scholarships and varied career opportunities
  • Propose to the City of DeLand joint, comprehensive diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility training opportunities and conversations for leadership and community members

Spring 2023

Phase 4 - Planning for our future

  • Community update and conversations regarding Phases 3 and 4
  • Implement new structures for the next stage of inclusion

Resources

2020-2021 Timeline

Updated Nov. 24, 2020

Completed

  • Thursday, Sept. 17, 4-5:30 p.m. - John Pryor open forum, DeLand
  • Tuesday, Sept. 22, 5-6:30 p.m. - John Pryor open forum, College of Law
  • Sept. and Oct, 2020- Information and community feedback, DeLand and College of Law, provide thoughts and suggestions
  • Oct. and Nov. 2020 – Decision on the topics of Campus Climate working groups, Community sign up for working groups, finalization of working groups chairs, members and cabinet liaisons

December

  • Subgroups begin work

January 2021

  • Status report released by Diversity & Inclusion leadership team

May 2021

  • Reports due from working groups including prioritized suggestions with measurable outcomes
  • Reports due from cabinet members on progress of cabinet inclusion goals

Summer 2021

Final campus climate report completed

Ongoing

Updates to the community on the work progress. Opportunities for the community to offer feedback to the work.