Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.21
Liaison Chris Gardner
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2022

STARS v2.2

Douglas College
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.62 / 1.00
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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?:

A brief description of the assessment process and the framework, scorecard(s) and/or tool(s) used:

In 2021, Douglas College (with the support of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion or CCDI) conducted a Diversity and Inclusion Survey. The survey provided insight into demographic representation, feelings of inclusion and belonging, and provided an opportunity for staff to make additional comments or suggestions on topics related to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the College. The data from the survey will be used to determine the next steps in the development of a diversity, equity and inclusion strategy.

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?:

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

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

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

The CCDI assessment provided significant insight into staff’s perception of equity, diversity and inclusion at Douglas College. For example, with regards to the question on whether employees believed that there was equal opportunity to advancement regardless of personal identity, straight-able bodies males reported 70.7% in agreement, while LGBTsQ+ Persons were 58.1% in agreement and Persons with Disabilities were 59.3% in agreement.

As it pertains to feelings of being treated fairly and with respect, 82.6% of respondents were in agreement. Finally, when asked if the College is committed to and supportive of diversity, 71.5% of respondents agreed.

Are the results of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment shared with the campus community?:

A brief description of how the assessment results are shared with the campus community:

An overview of the results have been shared on the internal intranet for Douglas College.

Are the results (or a summary of the results) of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment publicly posted?:

The diversity and equity assessment report or summary (upload):

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:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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