Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Kathleen Crawford
Submission Date July 28, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Florida Gulf Coast University
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jimmy Myers
Director, Equity and Diversity
Equity and Diversity
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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) :

As Florida Gulf Coast University has now completed its first decade and looks ahead to its next, it is essential to foster and continually enhance an environment where individual differences are respected and valued for all members of the campus community. To ensure that the campus climate is the best environment for work and study, and is consistent with the University's Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles, FGCU President, Dr. Bradshaw, invited Dr. Damon Williams to lead an assessment of FGCU's climate and culture. Dr. Williams is Vice Provost for Diversity and Campus Climate at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, to assist FGCU in campus climate initiatives.

http://www.fgcu.edu/EquityandDiversity/role_staff.html


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

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

Each year, each university in the State University System of Florida (which includes
Florida Gulf Coast University) completes the Florida Equity Report which assesses and reports on the faculty, staff and student equity and diversity results the university has achieved during the year.

http://www.fgcu.edu/trustees/AgendaFile/2013/6-2013/TAB_28.pdf


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

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

Each year, each university in the State University System of Florida (which includes
Florida Gulf Coast University) completes the Florida Equity Report which assesses and reports on the faculty, staff and student equity and diversity results the university has achieved during the year.

http://www.fgcu.edu/trustees/AgendaFile/2013/6-2013/TAB_28.pdf


Has the institution assessed diversity and equity in terms of governance and public engagement?:
Yes

A brief description of the governance and public engagement assessment(s):

External Dissemination
In addition to the internal communication of the Equity Report, the university will
broadly disseminate its policies and practices to all relevant external agencies.
Specifically, the University will:
1. Inform recruiting sources about the university's policy and request that they
actively recruit and refer traditionally individuals from underrepresented groups
and women for appropriate positions advertised (a list of all recruitment sources
will be maintained and available in the Office of Human Resources);
2. Include the equal opportunity clause in purchase orders, leases and contracts;
3. Notify interested parties, community agencies, community leaders, and colleges
of the University policy;
4. Ensure that all external advertising reflects the university's multi-ethnic and
multi-cultural workforce and student body, and;
5. Work to achieve greater supplier diversity and require suppliers and contractors
to certify the existence of their own equity and diversity policies and practices;
The university will also periodically issue publications that advertise the services and
benefits the university delivers to the Florida Gulf Coast University service region.

http://www.fgcu.edu/EquityandDiversity/role_staff.html


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

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