Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.38
Liaison James Taylor
Submission Date Nov. 18, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Anne Arundel Community College
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Richard Cerkovnik
STEM Center
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Has the institution assessed attitudes about diversity and equity on campus in a way that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the assessment(s):

AACC administers the Personal Assessment of the College Environment (PACE) Survey every three years to regular employees. Four questions in the 2009 survey pertained to diversity. These questions have received consistently high and increasing marks. The highest rated is “the extent to which student ethnic and cultural diversity are important at this institution,” with a mean score of 4.06 out of 5.0 in 2009.

Year the assessment was last administered:

A brief description of how the results of the assessment(s) are used in shaping policy, programs, and initiatives:

The results of the assessments are reported to the President and Vice-Presidents as well as the Board of Trustees. Strategic planning is lead by the Strategic Planning Council (SPC). The council provides recommendations to the president in the area of short-term and long-term planning. Council members serve as a communications link between the council and the operations or constituency group represented by the council member. The president chairs the council and membership is prescribed in the College Manual.

The website URL where information about the assessment(s) is available:

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