|Submission Date||April 27, 2012|
St. John's University, New York
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture
VP of Academic Planning & IR
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):
The University administered the Educational Benchmarking Inc’s (EBI) Climate Assessment survey to a representative sample of its student body across all levels and campuses. The Assessment was comprised of 175 items categorized under 23 diversity related factors. These included: Students’ prior experience with diversity (race/ethnicity, gender, religious identification; political/social ideology, and financial standing); academic achievement and personal development; peer relationships; diversity programs and policies; and classroom environment. There were also five additional diversity questions specific to St. John’s. This project was spearheaded by the Director of Multicultural Affairs and administered by the Office of Institutional Research.
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:
Results were generated by student level and campus. They have been shared with the President’s Multicultural Advisory Committee and departments and individuals within the Division of Student Affairs, and incorporated into campus activities’ and other planning and programming.
The website URL where information about the assessment(s) is available:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.