Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.36
Liaison Delicia Nahman
Submission Date March 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Lafayette College
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.88 / 1.00
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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 spring semester of 2018, Lafayette students, faculty and staff were invited to participate in a campus climate study.

The goal of the survey, developed by the College’s Climate Study Team and Demographic Perspectives, was to assess general impressions of campus climate, broadly defined, in order to get a sense of how different populations feel about their place in our community.


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:

Survey results were grouped into areas of
climate
bias, intimidation and unfair behavior
diversity and inclusion
campus communications


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:

A series of open meetings. Results are available through password-protected sign in to all members of the community.


Are the results (or a summary of the results) of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment publicly posted?:
No

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:
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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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