Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.52
Liaison Megan Varnadore
Submission Date Feb. 18, 2021

STARS v2.2

Sonoma State University
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.88 / 1.00 Karen Schneider
Dean, Library
Library Administration
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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:

2018 World Cafe process related to the development of the 2025 Strategic Plan. This was an interactive process that brought insights from across the campus and larger external community to provide extensive information specifically on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
In 2020 there will be a local version of TRHT (Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation), A campuswide Climate survey will be completed, and the formation of a committee that will develop the diversity & Equity, Programmatic Inventor


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:

The assessment information was used to form the language in the Strategic Plan placing Diversity and Social justice as one of four core values.


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:

All information shared with the committees described above and information will assist in formulating the necessary direction, priorities, and actions.


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:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Karen Schneider provided information in this section

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