|Submission Date||Aug. 17, 2011|
The New School
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture
Assistant Director for Sustainability & Energy Management
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):
A report named “Desegregating Diversity: From Myth to Mandate” was commissioned by the Office of the Provost. The focus was on issues of support and access for students of color and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender students. The report is very comprehensive and goes well beyond the primary focus. The report was created through various focus groups, a written survey, and task groups that were established to research the state of diversity at The New School.
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:
As a result of the survey, a number of initiatives have launched. One of which was the creation of the Safe Zone program. Further, there has been more attention paid to diversity in on campus programs, services and hiring practices.
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.