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1 Ensuring student groups are also part of decision making for the campus June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
2 Establish a code of values, ethics, a set mission statement that can be adhered to address overarching concerns. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
3 Challenge colleagues in addition to bringing issues to others/reporting the bias. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
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  • Review practices surrounding how probationary faculty ideas are considered by tenured colleagues when requesting conversations about reform.
  • Review how many adjunct vs tenure professors are hired/retained
  • Review the culture of intimidation that stops non-tenured faculty from trying to enact change or speaking up
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5 Review how leadership and BOT seats are determined to make it more balanced and representative of the students they serve. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
6 Divest from Aramark June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
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  • More investment in employees
  • More investment in service learning courses and ethnic studies
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8 Focus on retention of affinity groups for students and employees June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
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  • As an institution, partner with other campuses and local organizations to do important work and trainings.
  • Partner with campuses on attaining credit for taking ethnic studies courses at a different institution if it is not provided at Saint Rose.
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  • Provide an anti-racism statement to the campus community and general community on our website.
  • Provide resources for students and employees to report bias.
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11 Replace our Saint Rose banners and flags with BLM, Pride, Flag of the
Haudenosaunee confederacy (which honors the land on which the university resides) and other marginalized group banners/flags to show solidarity.
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12 More transparency about policies on Saint Rose’s social media accounts. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
13 College should examine all committees, BOT, and task forces to expand and ensure all backgrounds/experiences are represented and involved, which would allow for more students to enter into these spaces and be able to speak. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
14 Add racial and intersectionality issues to Safe Zone training. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
15 Have a reporting system in place where the community feels there will be no reprisals/retaliation or identifying markers if they select to report an issue. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
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  • Advertise the bias reporting system/complaint form throughout campus and on syllabi in courses.
  • Should be required on every syllabi that lists how to report discrimination and racial bias.
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17 Have a task force comprised of different people from across campus, students to executives, to assist with these reports. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
18 Be transparent in what is reported on and how it is remedied. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
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  • Outreach and hiring for faculty of color.
  • Create and implement a framework for a faculty search where more POC candidates are sought
  • Create and implement a framework for when POC candidates (both faculty and non-faculty)
    are sought and hired, that they will retain
  • Have faculty candidates teach in the classrooms during their hiring practice and have students brought in during the selection of the candidates/have students be active in the interviews
  • Have students on search committees
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20 Have more transparency in hiring practices for faculty, staff, administrators. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
21 Have students and people within that department sit on hiring committees. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
22 Implement training for all new hires and continued training each year that is mandatory – for anyone who works on campus, from faculty to Aramark. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
23 Invest in professional tutors for students, in addition to student tutors. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
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  • Infrastructure, policies, in place to retain faculty/staff/administrators of color
  • Similar to creating affinity groups for students, should be for employees
  • Employees to receive mentorship, support from one another
  • Institutionalized racism is real, so while seeking people of color to oin staffs/faculty, must change the environment or adding people
    will not be effective
  • Representation matters across the campus, across departments
  • June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    25 Establishing better relationships with Campus Security as well as with Albany PD. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
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  • More training for Campus Security
  • Address how if you are a student leader of color you are treated differently than if you are just a student of color on campus
  • More outside training for Campus Security – bring in other voices to lead their training
  • June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    27 More conversations to listen and learn from students – with Campus Security and Albany PD. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    28 Staff and Administrators of color need to be hired as well and be supported so they are retained. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    29 Address trauma that can be caused by actions taken by
    faculty/staff/administrators on campus or can be revisited from these interactions and make steps to remedy.
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  • Should be an audit and review of all academic departments and their curriculum, to ensure all voices, especially voices of color are reviewed and introduced into the curriculum
  • Teach how systematic racism and its impact race as a social construct
  • Examine how POC are used in examples in class
  • Examine what is used to show that POC are leaders, influencers, of organizations (and not just leaders in spaces with other POC)
  • Focus on intersectionality in coursework and throughout each department
  • Adding in discussions on current political environment in classes
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    31 Call from students to learn more about POC – theories, practices, perspectives. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    32 Should not be on students of color to speak for their race or to educate their professors, or peers, on history or current issues. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    33 Create ethnic studies courses/encourage students to take ethnic studies courses. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    34
  • Create a common reading program that addresses issues of racism, social injustice/First Year Experience Program
  • First year experience course for all students, not just Exploratory Program
  • Focus on race, gender, sexuality inequalities
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    35 Ensure professors have ongoing bias training and that these issues are
    addressed in each individual school and across faculty.
    June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    36 Needs to be administrative and curriculum based dialogue spaces and training for all faculty and staff and faculty of color to be supported. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    37 Have faculty, especially faculty of color, who can lead productive conversations and dialogue on diversity and inclusivity. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    38 Make classes on race, gender mandatory for all students, no matter their major. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    39 Review a remodel of the lib-ed. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    40 Overall statement, that professors do not need to wait for a faculty member of color to make changes, the conversation and change needs to happen now. Representation does matter and is important but change can be made as faculty work towards adding more faculty of color. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    41 Students need to be encouraged to speak up and act as well and report bias. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    42 Create more spaces for alumni, faculty/staff/administrators to share their
    concerns and to talk freely as well.
    June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    43 Create more spaces for these conversations for the entire campus community. Bring conversations to each department, faculty and non-faculty June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    44 Have monthly town halls requiring all parts of campus to attend Will help to raise awareness of these issues on our campus and for
    everyone to start being allies and work towards being anti-racist
    June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    45 Create more affinity groups across campus, for students and
    faculty/staff/administrators to share in spaces that are open and comfortable.
    June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    46
  • More engagement from Saint Rose to our broader community – work with local organizations, charter schools, be more involved with local politics and encourage this for all members of our campus
  • Help to address root causes of systemic racism
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    47
  • Create a common reading program that addresses issues of racism, social injustice/First Year Experience Program
  • Have students involved in diversity and inclusivity training from orientation to commencement.
  • June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    48 Create more professional development areas for students of color. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    49 Make programming on race, gender mandatory. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    50 Have more of an equity focus in certain programs, like Reach Out Saint Rose. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    51 Have more areas of self-care for those involved in helping others, self-care and counseling access for the entire campus. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    52
  • More support for minority and marginalized student clubs
  • Whistle blower option for clubs and groups that are not inclusive.
  • June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    53 Review the program American City to see if it can be implemented at Saint Rose. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    54 Have a socially distant and responsible protest on campus for BLM. June 10th Student Zoom Meeting
    55 Mandated racial consciousness/ racial reform training prior to Fall 2020 semester for all students and faculty. This should be a meaningful training that goes beyond individual, online participation. Black Student Union
    56 Documented anonymous reporting of racially biased incidents within institutional policy. Black Student Union
    57 An investigative committee to determine the litigations of each racially biased incident reported. The committee should include an equal amount of administrators as well as student leaders. Black Student Union
    58 Precautionary measures to ensure retaliation is not taken upon the student by any staff member. Black Student Union
    59 Hiring staff of color to represent the minority students within each department of the institution. Black Student Union
    60 Establish and insure disciplinary actions for administrators and staff who fail to report sexual assault incidents. Black Student Union
    61 Mandating a process for academic staff and students found guilty of racial incidents reported to the investigative committee. This process should range from racial educational resource mandate training to expulsion depending on the level of the incident. Black Student Union
    62 Forestall hiring a Director of Diversity and Inclusion. It is suggested that the finances be used to budget at least two distinguished visiting professors with a focus on race and social justice. It is also suggested that the financial budget be used to establish a first year experience focusing on confronting systemic racism within the institution. Students of color should be represented on these committees. Black Student Union
    63 Identifying retention rates of students of color and sharing data from exit interviews with full transparency. Black Student Union
    64 College to Hire Anti-Racist Trainers for Entire Campus Student Association
    65 College to review policies impacting students Student Association
    66 Anonymous Semesterly evaluation of all employees (Faculty, Staff, Administrators) Student Association
    67 Hire Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Committee to Review Bias Complaint Forms Student Association
    68 Title IX and Diversity and Inclusion Areas to Offer Support After College Hours Student Association
    69 Review the funds given to athletics Student Association
    70 Hire and Retain Professors and Staff of Color Student Association
    71 Train Club Leaders and Create a Reporting System for Clubs Student Association
    72 Create System for Students to Share Experience, Complaints, Ideas Student Association
    73 Recognition/Support for the Intercultural Council Student Association
    74 Bias/Discrimination Complaints to be Factored Into Pre and Post Tenure Decisions Student Association
    75 Academic Curriculum to Focus on Diversity and Inclusion (Race, Ethnicity, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Political Thought/Ideology) Student Association
    76 Student Representation on a comprehensive curriculum review Student Association
    77 Current Student and Alum Representation in Admission Process (Review of Applicants to the College) Student Association
    78 Follow-Through By College and Accountability Student Association