RIAS Responsibility and Resources

Over the past several years Radcliffe hasworked proactively to ensure that all staffwith formal responsibility have the autonomy, staff, and fiscal resources to achievethe diversity and inclusion goals set in theirstrategic plans. While the positions listedabove have formal responsibility, the deanhas repeatedly emphasized that all Radcliffestaff members, regardless of department orgrade level, play an essential role in creatinga diverse and inclusive community.


This practice is about a School’s thinkingexplicitly about how to align authority andresponsibility for diversity and inclusion and belonging work.This School has developed three models: incorporation of the responsibilities in job descriptions; incorporation of the responsibilities in strategicplans; and cultivation of a culture in whicheveryone has a personal responsibility to advance inclusion and belonging work.