Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.50
Liaison Jeremy King
Submission Date July 25, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Denison University
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jennifer Steurer
Campus Sustainability Committee Member
Campus Sustainability
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Has the institution assessed attitudes about diversity and equity on campus in a way that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the assessment(s):

Denison assesses campus climate in a variety of formal and non-formal ways.

Most recently, Denison completed the LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Score™ 
National Assessment Tool Questions: Overall Campus Climate Score.

The overall campus climate index score is based on the responses to a completed assessment from the LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index. The responses to the 50+ self-assessment questions cover eight different factors for LGBT-inclusive policies, programs and practices. The eight factors are: LGBT Policy Inclusion, LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment, LGBT Student Life, LGBT Academic Life, LGBT Housing, LGBT Campus Safety, LGBT Counseling & Health, and LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts. Questions are weighted based on their significance to the overall campus climate as determined by a team of LGBT experts in higher education.

Year the assessment was last administered:

A brief description of how the results of the assessment(s) are used in shaping policy, programs, and initiatives:

Results of assessments serve as a catalyst for change and for the allocation of resources to meet the diverse needs of the students at Denison.

The website URL where information about the assessment(s) is available:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.