Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 39.55
Liaison Jaclynn Maahs
Submission Date June 28, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Concordia College - Moorhead
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Bruce Vieweg
Chief Information Officer
Information Technology Services
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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:

An objective assessment of gender equity was completed several years ago. More subjective analyses were accomplished with a focus on campus climate related to race, socioeconomic status, first generation status, LGBTQ status . . . that appeared more timely: Focus Groups, with an external facilitator; Voluntary personal narratives requested anonymously from across the community; Nvivo subjective analyses of these narratives; reporting of the findings of the Focus Groups.


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?:
Yes

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

Does the assessment process address employee outcomes related to diversity and equity (e.g. pay and retention rates for underrepresented groups)?:
No

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

The assessment findings showed a strong recommendation to engage a Chief Diversity Officer, a position that was created following the survey. Findings also showed the need to engage a specific student support individual, a position that was also created.There was a strong reflection of the need for the campus to become more diverse.


Are the results of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment shared with the campus community?:
No

A brief description of how the assessment results are shared with the campus community:
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Are the results (or a summary of the results) of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment publicly posted?:
No

The diversity and equity assessment report or summary:
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The website URL where the report or summary is publicly posted:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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