Table 2

CODA’s new diversity standard

1–4The dental school must have policies and practices to:
  1. achieve appropriate levels of diversity among its students, faculty, and staff;

  2. engage in ongoing systematic and focused efforts to attract and retain students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds; and

  3. systematically evaluate comprehensive strategies to improve the institutional climate for diversity.

  • Source: Commission on Dental Accreditation. Accreditation standards for dental education programs. Chicago: American Dental Association, 2010.