Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.70
Liaison Whitney Crooks
Submission Date April 27, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Red River College Polytechnic
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Marti Ford
School of Indigenous Education
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Has the institution assessed attitudes about diversity and equity on campus in a way that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the assessment(s):

Various surveys explore the student experience of diversity and inclusion at Red River College including:
- Online Student Experience Survey assesses student feelings on a variety of College topics. (2011-12)
- Immigrant and International Student online surveys conducted by the Diversity and Immigrant Student Support Department (2011-12)
-Strategic Enrolment Managment Focus Group with Immigrant and International Students (2011)

Additionally, online staff and faculty suveys are conducted on a monthly basis to assess the thoughts and opinions a variety of topics, including diversity, LGBTT and Aboriginal Education and more.

Surveys developed were used to garner feedback on cultural Aboriginal teachings faciliated by the Elders-in-Residence. Moreover to develop inclusionary models and use the assessment outcomes to augment/supplement and develop curriculum more holistically

New employees are asked to complete an Employment Equity Self-Declaration when accepting employment at RRC. This information is tracked through Humanan Resources.

Year the assessment was last administered:

A brief description of how the results of the assessment(s) are used in shaping policy, programs, and initiatives:

The results and feedback of the various assessments are used to shape strategic plans, policies and practices in academic and administrative areas of the College.

Further, to develop and deliver student focused retention programs, support and services that meet the needs of current and prospective students--community stakeholders such as funders, first nation community supporters, curriculum development, to name a few. For example a community forum was held in 2009 for over 200 participants to generate recommendations on increasing Aboriginal student success/Indigenous learners. The results were used to develop a formal internal committee and align the college's organizational and strategic direction (micro and macro)

The website URL where information about the assessment(s) is available:

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