Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 40.80
Liaison Carey Hewett
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2021

STARS v2.2

Texas Tech University
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
1.00 / 1.00 Jessica Bunyard
Analyst
BIMAR
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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:

Texas Tech University has a Division of Institutional Diversity (DIDECE), Equity, and Inclusion that releases annual reports to the President of the university which highlight significant growth and accomplishments. The report discusses Honors & Awards, DIDECE Departments, Student Membership, Student Retention, Student Demographics, Campus Impact, Grant Funds & Community Outreach, Division Events, First Generation Transition & Mentoring Programs (FGTMP), Trio Student Support Services, Upward Bound, Office of Academic Enrichment, Military & Veterans Programs, Mentor Tech, IDEAL, University Interscholastic League, Women’s Studies, TTU Chess Program, Office of Community Engagement, and the Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center. The 2016-2017 report showed increased student membership in diversity programs, increased student retention of diversity programs, and positive campus impact through academics, socials, and community service.


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 2016-2017 report showed increased student membership in diversity programs, increased student retention of diversity programs, and positive campus impact through academics, socials, and community service.


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:

published and made available online


Are the results (or a summary of the results) of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment publicly posted?:
Yes

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:
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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