Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.66
Liaison Grace Afflerbach
Submission Date March 8, 2024

STARS v2.2

Purchase College - State University of New York
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.38 / 1.00 Grace Afflerbach
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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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 2021, the college administered the HEDS Diversity and Equity Survey that asked students, employees, and administrators about their perceptions of the institution's climate, perceptions of how the institution supports diversity and equity, and experiences with discrimination and harassment at the institution.

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?:
No

Does the assessment process address employee outcomes related to diversity and equity?:
No

A brief description of the most recent assessment findings and how the results are used in shaping policy, programs, and initiatives:
The HEDS Diversity and Equity Campus Climate Survey asked a series of open ended and ranking questions in order for the institution to get a better understanding of the respondents' experiences. This survey will help shape the updated Diversity Plan, which is still being worked on by the college's DEI committee.

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:
The results are available on Purchase's SharePoint.

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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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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