Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.57
Liaison Lacey Raak
Submission Date May 20, 2019
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STARS v2.1

California State University, Monterey Bay
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 1.00 Lacey Raak
Sustainability Director
Campus Planning and Development
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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?:

A brief description of the assessment process and the framework, scorecard(s) and/or tool(s) used:
The campus climate survey was completed in Spring 2015.

The Office of Inclusive Excellence brought in Halualani and Associates, a diversity strategy and analytics firm for higher education institutions, to conduct a “Diversity Mapping” of CSUMB during spring and summer 2014. The Diversity Mapping Project sought to “provide a sense of where the institution has been, where it currently is, and how it has operationalized diversity and inclusive excellence, in both intentional and unintentional ways” (Halualani, Haiker, Lancaster, & Morrison, 2015, p. 2). A description of the Diversity Mapping Project objectives and a brief summary of its findings are listed below. The full report may be downloaded below. Also available for download as a separate document is “Chapter 8: Leverage Points and Recommendations."

Diversity Mapping--Full Report

Diversity Mapping--CH 8 Leverage Points and Recommendations

To trace all diversity efforts, programs, courses, curricular components, and resource allocations (from January 1, 2010 through June 1, 2014);
To examine all diversity efforts, programs, courses, and curricular components through analytical layers;
To delineate the ACTUAL (not projected or remembered) activities engaged in by California State University, Monterey Bay;
To establish the baseline for where California State University, Monterey Bay is with regard to implementing major diversity efforts across all levels (top-down, bottom-up, and across) and divisions (academic to student to community affairs) at the institution and for all campus constituencies (undergraduate/graduate students, staff, faculty, managers and administrators, community members). This baseline will be used to identify and measure progress via California State University, Monterey Bay and future diversity strategies;
To identify strengths, “leverage points” or current resources, empty zones, and “opportunities” or needed areas of improvement;
To identify potential coordination efforts;
To recommend possible pathways and strategies for action and implementation and next steps

Following the 2014 Diversity Mapping Project, the Campus Climate Survey was done to better understand how CSUMB students, faculty, and staff experience and perceive diversity and inclusion on our campus. Results from both studies will inform an upcoming campus-wide Diversity Plan.

Climate Study Survey Results are available t the link below (Students, Faculty & Staff)

Student Survey Results are available by Major

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?:

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

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

A brief description of the most recent assessment findings and how the results are used in shaping policy, programs and initiatives:
Findings helped develop the Diversity Learning Series - offered each semester. It supported the mandatory training for all staff and faculty that are part of a hiring committee. As well as supported mandatory training fro all incoming students.

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

A brief description of how the assessment results are shared with the campus community:
Results were shared during information session open to the entire campus, during mandatory section of the Diversity Learning Certificate Training, Academic Senate, Cabinet and all key groups on campus. (Equity and inclusion Committee members each presented to various stakeholders groups).

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

The diversity and equity assessment report or summary:

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:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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