Arcadia 2025 Adaptive Strategy

Theme Three Strategic Goal #4: Grounding and Integrating Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Revised September 8, 2020

Objective #1:

Position Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) at the Center of All of the Institution’s Work

Initiatives:

  • Produce a JEDI Framework with uniquely Arcadian characteristics
  • Offer training sessions related to the JEDI Framework to inform and affect University activities and decision-making processes

KPIs:

  • Number of participants in training sessions for the use of the Framework
  • Climate Survey indicators • Identity awareness and cultural competency indicators

Timeline:

Develop draft JEDI Framework in Spring 2020; Solicit community feedback in Fall 2020; Produce final Framework by the end of Fall 2020; Offer training in Spring 2021; Offer additional training and consultancy in Fall 2021

Objective #2:

Expand Environmentally Sustainable Practices

Create new programs to measure and address campus carbon footprint, and organize education around the most relevant and current topics.

Initiatives:

  • Engage in a sustainability audit to measure current practices and highlight areas for expansion
  • Design and ratify a plan for promoting and expanding environmentally sustainable practices with concrete goals to be developed in consultation with a wide range of stakeholders

KPIs:

  • Percentage improvement based on key sustainability indicators (baselines to be determined)
  • Number of new sustainability efforts

Timeline:

Execute audit Spring 2020; Launch committee in Fall 2020; Produce a comprehensive plan by June 2021