Equity and Inclusion

VCUE Staff Summit

The VCUE Staff Summit was held Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at the David Brower Center in Downtown Berkeley. 

The first half of the summit focused on welcoming new hires, providing an update on where we are as a Division, and the undergraduate initiative. The second half of the event focused on professional development resources and staff members had the opportunity to participate in one of the following sessions:

  • Managing your Career at UC Berkeley
  • Manager Round table
  • Gallup Certified Strengths Skills

Staff Summit Planning Team

  • Cindy Bumgarner, Office of the VC for Undergraduate Education
  • Margo Trunova, Office of the VC for Undergraduate Education
  • Monica Garcia, Office of the VC for Undergraduate Education 
  • Lindsey Low, University Extension
  • Christine Mullarkey, Summer Sessions
  • Jon Crumpler, Educational Technology Services
  • Kevin Chan, Educational Technology Services

Implementation Team

An Implementation Team was formed in August 2015 that was tasked with carrying out the recommendations listed in the report. They started with three recommendations and are currently working on creating best practices for Exit Interviews, Professional Development and Creating a Sense of Belonging.

We invite you to contact the implementation team at  vcue_eid@lists.berkeley.edu with any questions or concerns.

Division of Undergraduate Education 2015-2016 Equity & Inclusion Implementation Team

Alice GuanUniversity Extension  
Chetan Chowdhry*Blum Center for Developing Economies
Cindy BumgarnerOffice of the VC for Undergraduate Education
Cole HarrySummer Sessions, Study Abroad & Lifelong Learning
Ed WrightAthletic Study Center  
Jon CrumplerEducational Technology Services
Leslie Harlson Office of the VC for Undergraduate Education
Monica GarciaOffice of the VC for Undergraduate Education
Rex de Guia*Student Learning Center

* Implementation Team Co-Chair

Group Background

The Division’s Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan Working Group was formed in winter of 2013. The Working Group comprised nine staff members representing a wide range of units across the Division. Based on a 15-month process of research, surveying, assessment, dialogue and reflection, the report(link is external) conveys recommendations for how the Division of Undergraduate Education can more thoroughly integrate the values of equity, inclusion and diversity into its community, programs, and work processes.

Questions and Comments

This Virtual Feedback Box gives employees in the Division of Undergraduate Education a place to feel heard, submit anonymous suggestions for improvement and provide feedback to better foster a sense of belonging within the Division and at the university. Submit feedback link

Read the Full Report

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