Bias Incident Response Team
The role of the Bias Incident Response Team is to support the university in their current policies regarding harassment and bias incidents. BIRT investigates and respond promptly and appropriately to informational reports, documents, formal or informal meetings regarding identity-based bias incidents on campus and within the greater community against DePauw students.
The Intercultural Community Conversation Facilitators are 16 student leaders hired and trained by the Directors of Multicultural Student Services and the Cultural Resource Center to facilitate monthly conversations of identity and privilege in all first-year resident halls. ICCF also work very closely with the First Year RAs on their assigned floor in order to sustain and continue these important dialogues beyond the monthly conversation.
ICCFs are upper class student activists, leaders, and allies who are passionate and committed to: learning about intercultural issues, facilitating dialogue on diversity, and fostering education, outreach, and community building.
The ICA Program is committed to providing intentional support for first year students from underrepresented communities specifically in their personal, social and academic transitions at DePauw University. As they prepare to navigate the university during their first year, ICAs aims to serve as an upperclass peer resource and support to assist them on their journey.
The Brotherhood provides Black and Latino males a safe communal space to discuss hard hitting topics that disproportionately impact these populations. It also empowers male students to connect with fellow constituents, faculty and staff and community role models with the goal of positively assisting in retention and matriculation of Black and Latino males at DePauw University.
Student Advisory Boards
Multicultural Student Services (MSS) currently convenes the Multicultural Student Services Advisory Board. The advisory boards serve as an official entity that provides directions and feedback to Multicultural Student Services. This student advisory boards discuss pertinent issues such as retention, campus climate, assessment, programs and initiatives. A minimum of two class representatives serve on this student advisory board.