Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 34.59
Liaison John Duvall
Submission Date Jan. 7, 2013
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Dominican University of California
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jacob Massoud
Assistant Professor of Strategic Management
School of Business and Leadership
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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):

The Diversity Campus Climate Survey was last conducted in Fall 2011, and the plan is to conduct it every 2-4 years. The validated instrument contractor is Educational Benchmarking. There is one version for students and another for faculty and staff. It consists of questions that deal with all aspects of diversity on campus, such as race & ethnicity, sex & gender, harassment, and disabilities, and the experience and climate around these issues. It also provides an opportunity to share examples of specific experiences.

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:

The Diversity Coordinator works with the Diversity Action Committee (advocacy and advisory committee) to present the findings from the survey and make recommendations. The Diversity Coordinator also ensures that the administration supports the plan and provides directives campus wide. Data from the survey was used to inform the Diversity Plan for 2011-2015, which consists of action-oriented pieces.

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

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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