Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.16
Liaison Scott Doyle
Submission Date Oct. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

Ithaca College
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Scott Doyle
Director
Energy Management and Sustainability
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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:

IC's last climate survey was conducted more than 3 years ago, however in 2019 IC developed the Ithaca Forever strategic plan - which engaged numerous community members - that adopts an equity framework that proactively seeks to make IC accessible, affordable, and inclusive for all people.


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:

IC's strategic plan developed in 2019 analyzed and prioritized diversity equity and inclusion, identifying the goal of "becoming a national model for colleges committed to the values of diversity, equity and inclusion".

Please also see the Diversity and Inclusion web site for the specific committees and teams that are working to more fully assess our effectiveness.

https://www.ithaca.edu/diversity


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:

Various "in person" community as well as virtual meetings were held during the strategic planning process and continue throughout its implementation.

Variety of outreach for campus climate survey, including through campus news outlets.

https://www.ithaca.edu/wpm_preview/site/campus_climate/news/ithaca-college-pursues-four-key-areas-of-improvement-identified-in-campus-wide-climate-survey-47815/


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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