|Submission Date||Nov. 16, 2011|
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture
Special Assistant on Diversity, Chair of the Drew Diversity Committee
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 university undertook a climate survey which helped to analyze the perception of the Drew community to diversity. This survey has especially been useful as Drew becomes a more diverse campus when examining such characteristics as race, gender, sexual orientation, and transgender populations. The report shows that the results of this diversification are positive.
Drew is also currently undergoing surveying by the Middle States report which contains a diversity section, in Spring 2011.
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:
Based on these assessments, there has been a large effort in admissions to facilitate the entrance of the students from different backgrounds. Financial aid is available to a large portion of all students, with particular attention given to those students of disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. Drew is making a concerted effort to be more accessible to all students.
The website URL where information about the assessment(s) is available:
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 and complete the Data Inquiry Form.