Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.94
Liaison Bert Jacobson
Submission Date Feb. 3, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Kankakee Community College
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Bert Jacobson
Dean, Environmental and Institutional Sustainability
Environmental and Institutional Sustainability
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Has the institution assessed diversity and equity in terms of campus climate?:

A brief description of the campus climate assessment(s) :
KCC conducts annual surveys that gather information about the attitudes, perceptions and experiences of campus stakeholders and underrepresented groups, the President's Cabinet meets with the Student Advisory Council yearly, and through interaction with student clubs, Student Services regularly seeks input and recommendations from all students. Noel-Levitz Survey 2012-no significant changes over the last two years.

Has the institution assessed student diversity and educational equity?:

A brief description of the student diversity and educational equity assessment(s):
Yearly the Coordinator of Student Activities assesses the diversity of students and the Dean for Student Services assesses the educational equity. The President, Vice President of Finance and Administration, and the Vice- President of Instructional and Student Success review the assessments.

Has the institution assessed employee diversity and employment equity?:

A brief description of the employee diversity and employment equity assessment(s):
The Human Resources Department regularly assesses employment equity, especially as new employees are hired or new yearly contracts are developed.

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

A brief description of the governance and public engagement assessment(s):
KCC has a strategic committee assessing public engagement and fostering sustainable community partnerships, In terms of governance, KCC is governed by an elected Board of Trustees over which KCC has no control. Currently the Board consists of four Caucasian men, two Caucasian women, one African American Student Trustee, as well as the Hispanic President of KCC. Public engagement assessments occur frequently, Board assessments occur at three-year term intervals.

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