Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.77
Liaison Susan Kaspari
Submission Date July 16, 2022

STARS v2.2

Central Washington University
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 1.00 Sigrid Davison
Associate Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Diversity & Inclusivity
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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:

2022 Climate Survey – employees’ awareness, perspectives, experiences, understanding of and responses to diversity, inclusion, equity and inequities. Will be administered in mid-May

Equity Scorecard – using the University of Southern California’s Equity Scorecard, CWU has begun the thoughtful and intentional inquiry, reflection, and decision-making of our campus by identifying current activities to address equity for racially marginalized students and their outcomes. Is a multi-year process begun in November 2021, currently laying the groundwork for greater participation and support. A report will be submitted in July to summarize progress to date.

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

Does the assessment process address student outcomes related to diversity, equity and success?:

Does the assessment process address employee outcomes related to diversity and equity?:

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

Equity scorecard will address student outcomes, and retention and graduation rates.


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:

Equity Scorecard: presentation to Board of Trustees, Executive Leadership Team, campus Town Halls, Provost's Council, academic deans

Written report will be shared with campus.

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 (upload):

Website URL where the diversity and equity assessment report or summary is publicly posted:
Website URL where information about the institution’s diversity and equity assessment efforts is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

The results from the Equity Scorecard will be presented to the BOT in July 2022. The results will be publicly available after this time.

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