Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Tanya Jagdish
Submission Date March 5, 2021
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STARS v2.1

Albion College
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Tanya Jagdish
Sustainability Coordinator
President's Office
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Has the institution engaged in a structured assessment process during the previous three years to improve diversity, equity and inclusion on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the assessment process and the framework, scorecard(s) and/or tool(s) used:

Albion College is currently creating a Blueprint for Belonging Action for each department and administrative division. This blueprint includes assessing the current structures for areas of improvement in diversity, equity and inclusion on campus. The blueprint will be published publicly on June 1.


Does the assessment process address campus climate by engaging stakeholders to assess the attitudes, perceptions and behaviors of faculty, staff, administrators and students, including the experiences of underrepresented groups?:
Yes

Does the assessment process address student outcomes related to diversity, equity and success (e.g. graduation/success and retention rates for underrepresented groups)?:
Yes

Does the assessment process address employee outcomes related to diversity and equity (e.g. pay and retention rates for underrepresented groups)?:
Yes

A brief description of the most recent assessment findings and how the results are used in shaping policy, programs and initiatives:

The Albion College Blueprint for Belonging Action Toolkit provides all stakeholders in the College community a guide for thinking and acting critically in order to become an anti-ism, antiracist institution. The Action Toolkit provides a roadmap for strategic action on diversity, equity, and inclusion, moving beyond compositional diversity into true equity, inclusion, and anti-ism and antiracist theory and praxis. Albion College must actively take steps to become an anti-ism, antiracist institution if we are to move toward the community of belonging we aspire to be.


Are the results of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment shared with the campus community?:
Yes

A brief description of how the assessment results are shared with the campus community:

Through website and regular emails.


Are the results (or a summary of the results) of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment publicly posted?:
Yes

The diversity and equity assessment report or summary:
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The website URL where the report or summary is publicly posted:
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Albion College has a core commitment to diversity and equity at all levels, from its mission/goals to specific objectives for each division of the College.

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