Equity and Diversity
CalArts is committed to a diverse and equitable environment in the workplace, within the classrooms, studios and beyond.
Issues of equity and diversity are indispensable to the vitality of CalArts, where the community constantly strives to deepen intercultural awareness and provide robust support mechanisms for students from increasingly varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Students, faculty and staff with concerns regarding issues of equity and/or diversity at CalArts are encouraged to address these issues with CalArts' administration.
Interim Faculty and Staff Co-Directors for Equity and Diversity
For the 2014-2015 academic year, CalArts has designated two interim faculty and one staff Co-Directors for Equity and Diversity. Their role is to consult with students, faculty and staff through regular office hours and by appointment; create effective and thought-provoking programming around questions of equity and diversity, specifically designed for artists and cultural producers broadly defined; and hold a leadership role on the Diversity Committee, especially to help frame effective platforms of engagement to keep issues of equity and diversity on the forefront.
Tisa Bryant, Office Hours: Tuesday 10-12; Wednesday 2-4, or by appointment
Leslie Tamaribuchi, Office Hours: Wednesday 10-1; Friday 10-1, or by appointment
Patricia Gonzalez, Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 5-6, or by appointment
Title IX Coordinators
CalArts designates a Title IX coordinator and deputy coordinator to serve as institute liaisons for reports of sex discrimination and to discuss questions or concerns relating to the investigation of complaints received, reporting and compliant procedures and education and training opportunities across campus.
Title IX Coordinator
Charmagne Shearrill, Director, Chief Human Resources Officer