Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.43
Liaison Jim Simon
Submission Date Sept. 23, 2020

STARS v2.2

Gonzaga University
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Raymond Reyes
Chief Diversity Officer
Diversity
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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?:
Yes

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

There have been five Campus Climate Surveys since 2008. The Gonzaga website has summaries of the surveys. A consultant was hired to do another survey, which helped the university incorporate a religious accommodation policy for students to be able to participate in holy days.

Gonzaga University and the DICE office established a BIAS team to begin to address reports made by students, staff, and faculty concerning actions that took place interfered with the ability of this institution to provide a safe comfortable institution to learn.

In addition to the BIAS team, Gonzaga also engaged in a systematic campaign to encourage students and other members of the community to report actions of hate and aggression that were made to discriminate.


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?:
Yes

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

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

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

The work of the BIAS Team is based off of an analysis of the previous years BIAS Reports. This assessment is then utilized to assist in working to adapt university policies, the Student Code of Conduct, and assist in determining what reasonable accommodations are available to a person regarding their religion, disability, etc. During the 2018-2019 School Year, 106 BIAS Reports for 85 unique incidents were submitted for review


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

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

The assessment is released in an Annual Report of all BIAS Incidents reported the previous year.


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

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