Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.05
Liaison Cassandra Lamontagne
Submission Date May 26, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Concordia University
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 1.00 Jonathan Levinson
Executive Director
Office of Institutional Planning & Analysis
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Has the institution assessed diversity and equity in terms of campus climate?:
Yes

A brief description of the campus climate assessment(s) :

Our students participate in surveys such as the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and the Canadian University Survey Consortium’s (CUSC) surveys which ask them to assess many facets of their university experience. For instance, students are asked about opportunities to be involved in campus life, how much they feel the university supports their overall wellbeing, their sense of personal safety on campus, and the quality of their interactions with faculty and staff.

NSSE participation: 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
CUSC participation: 2015


Has the institution assessed student diversity and educational equity?:
Yes

A brief description of the student diversity and educational equity assessment(s):

The above-mentioned surveys inquire about students’ interactions with people of a different ethnicity/race, economic background, religion, and political views than their own. The surveys also ask about respondents’ ethnicity, disabilities, and parental educational attainment.

NSSE participation: 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
CUSC participation: 2015


Has the institution assessed employee diversity and employment equity?:
Yes

A brief description of the employee diversity and employment equity assessment(s):

Every five years, under the Pay Equity Act, Concordia University conduct pay equity maintenance in its organization to determine if differences in compensation were recreated between predominantly female job classes and predominantly male job classes.

The most recent pay equity maintenance exercise has been completed for CUSSU (Concordia University Support Staff Union), CUPEU (Concordia University Professional Employee Union), ACUMAE (Association of Concordia University Management and Administrative Employees) and employees not governed by a collective or other agreement. Some salary gaps have been identified for certain female predominant positions.


Has the institution assessed diversity and equity in terms of governance and public engagement?:
No

A brief description of the governance and public engagement assessment(s):
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The website URL where information about the assessment(s) is available:
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