Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.59
Liaison Maria Ayala
Submission Date Dec. 26, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Universidad San Francisco de Quito
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 1.00 Flavio Carrera
Project Coordinator
Dean of Students
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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:

USFQ had a survey to students to assess whether discrimination is an issue on campus. USFQ also has a whole department of Ethnic Diversity in charge of recruiting and supporting students from diverse backgrounds.


Does the assessment process address campus climate by engaging stakeholders to assess the attitudes, perceptions and behaviors of faculty, staff, administrators and students, including the experiences of underrepresented groups?:
Yes

Does the assessment process address student outcomes related to diversity, equity and success (e.g. graduation/success and retention rates for underrepresented groups)?:
Yes

Does the assessment process address employee outcomes related to diversity and equity (e.g. pay and retention rates for underrepresented groups)?:
No

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

The study asking whether students felt that discrimination at USFQ is an issue found that:
64,02% disagreed (Discrimination is not an issue at USFQ)
20,17% felt neutral
15,82% agreed


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:

For ethnic diversity there is a website for sharing the accomplishments and overall follow up of the program.
http://www.usfq.edu.ec/sobre_la_usfq/diversidad_etnica/Paginas/logros-pde.aspx


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:
The website URL where the report or summary is publicly posted:
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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There are two sources for this information. We have a structured survey done through the dean of students for accreditation. We also have the Ethnic Diversity program that has the data of underrepresented groups online.

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