Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.13
Liaison Michael Kensler
Submission Date Jan. 15, 2013
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Auburn University
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Overtoun Jenda
Assoc. Provost, Diversity & Multicultural Affairs
Diversity & Multicultural Affairs
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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):
The Knight Settlement Report is published annually on the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (ODMA) website. This report provides institutional data on enrollment distribution, degrees awarded, faculty and administrator distributions and positions filled, and institutional progress. The most recent report was posted on February 1, 2012. College/School Strategic Diversity Plans were developed in 2009 by each of Auburn University’s twelve colleges and schools and the University Libraries. Progress reports are submitted by each college and school annually to report on progress made toward the Strategic Diversity Plan goals and objectives. https://fp.auburn.edu/diversity/Files/attachment.ashx.pdf. Recent diversity culture surveys conducted at Auburn University include the Childcare Survey (2006), ADVANCE Climate Survey (2007), and a Staff Needs Assessment Survey (2010). Analysts have merged the results from three surveys into a single report, and Human Resources and ODMA are now using the merged report to propose and recommend new initiatives.

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 Auburn University Strategic Diversity Plan is regularly assessed to review goals, strategies, and tactics proposed in the plan and to document progress that has been made on each initiative, as well as to document those initiatives for which action will be taken in the future. The most recent Strategic Diversity Plan Progress Report assessment took place in July 2009.

The website URL where information about the assessment(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Additional URLs relevant to this credit: Regarding the Knight Settlement Report: https://fp.auburn.edu/diversity/Files/Knight_Settlement_Report.pdf. Regarding Strategic Diversity Plans: https://fp.auburn.edu/diversity/Files/attachment.ashx.pdf.

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