Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.79
Liaison Lindsey Kayman
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Lindsey Kayman
Environmental Health and Safety Director
Public Safety and Risk Management
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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:

Fom January to June of 2019, a team led by Working IDEAL conducted a Campus Climate Review at John Jay College. Our review had two components:
Enhanced understanding of the college’s campus climate specifically related to diversity and inclusion, efforts to prevent harassment and misconduct, and enforcement of policies against discrimination and sexual misconduct;
Develop recommendations to: further strengthen processes for addressing misconduct, (beyond simply meeting legal requirements); and continue to improve and expand the College’s use of holistic harassment prevention strategies, including training.


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?:
Yes

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

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

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

According to the CUNY Climate Survey, the majority of John Jay students
feel safe and respected. Over 90% agreed or strongly agreed that they
felt respected as a member of their campus community and felt safe
on campus – higher responses than the CUNY average. About 80%
thought that John Jay was doing a good job ensuring student safety
against sexual violence, and 73% thought the College was doing a good
job educating the campus community about sexual violence. These
measures of respect and safety were also higher than the CUNY average.


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:
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 (upload):
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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:
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