Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.61
Liaison Carey Hewett
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

Texas Tech University
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jessica Bunyard
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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?:

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.

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?:

Does the assessment process address student outcomes related to diversity, equity and success?:

Does the assessment process address employee outcomes related to diversity and equity?:

A brief description of the most recent assessment findings and how the results are used in shaping policy, programs, and initiatives:

This year’s report covers a variety of efforts including national recognitions for Texas Tech’s programs supporting higher education diversity, the advancement of diversity services and initiatives across the campus, and, of course, its commitment to military veterans and their dependents. OID and DDEI have dramatically increased the number of students served, staff supported, faculty interacted with, and scale of community engagement and partnerships.

Are the results of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment shared with the campus community?:

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?:

The diversity and equity assessment report or summary (upload):

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:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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 or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.