Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.91
Liaison Lindsay Walker
Submission Date Oct. 24, 2019

STARS v2.2

Humber College
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Nancy Simms
Director, Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Diversity
HR Services
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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:

In the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan, Humber College has identified as its Strategic Priority #7 under Pillar #3, Healthy and Inclusive Community, to continue to build a diverse and inclusive community of exceptional students, faculty and staff. The specific Supporting Action is to establish and implement an institutional framework and strategy for equity, diversity and inclusion that addresses the needs of both students and employees.

The institutional framework and strategy will address the following four program areas:

1. Access & Equity
1:1 Students: Recruitment, Retention, Graduation
1:2 Employees: Recruitment, Retention, Exit
2. Curriculum
3. Campus Culture
4. College-wide Communication and Engagement Strategy

Five Working groups have been created to address each of the program areas:
1. Access and Equity: Students
2. Access and Equity: Employees
3. Curriculum
4. Campus Culture
5. College-wide Communications & Engagement 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?:
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:

Humber voluntarily complies with the Employment Equity Act. The 2018 Employment Equity data for full-time employees shows gaps in representation of equity-seeking groups (designated groups) across the Employment Equity Occupational Groups. An Employment Systems review is being conducted.

Analysis of the data from Humber’s Student Satisfaction Survey (HSSS) is ongoing. Gaps identified will be used in shaping recruitment and retention policies as well as programming related initiatives for students from equity-seeking groups.


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:

Results are summarized and posted publicly on our website.
Employment Equity Statistics for Full-time employees at Humber for 2018 is available at:
https://hrs.humber.ca/human-rights-equity-diversity/services/employment-equity/instilling-equity-at-humber.html

The Humber Student Success Survey (HSSS) survey results is available at: http://humber.ca/strategicplanning/studentsurveyresults


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:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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