Section 220 - Diversity

Section 220 - Diversity

Lower Columbia College's commitment to diversity shall be consistently reflected in its policies and procedures, with the objective that full and part-time faculty, classified and exempt staff will reflect the diversity that exists in the communities and the students we serve. Faculty and staff recruitment and hiring procedures shall include processes and outreach efforts designed to enhance the success of applicants from under-represented groups and communities.

Lower Columbia College shall adopt practices that enhance the retention, success and promotion of employees, particularly those who are new to LCC, or from under-represented groups and communities.

LCC's commitment to diversity will also be reflected in staff development efforts that will ensure that LCC fosters awareness and understanding of, and sensitivity to, people of diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, religion, gender, disability and ethnic backgrounds in the communities and the students we serve.


Historic Information:

  • Reviewed and Approved by the ELT 5-15-19
  • Adopted 2-23-09
  • Replaces policy 303.1 approved October 1989


Resource/Reference/Procedure Title Unit Responsibility
Diversity & Equity LCC diversity & equity webpage  
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