Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.35
Liaison Trevor Ledbetter
Submission Date May 2, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Arizona
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.88 / 1.00 Benjamin Champion
Director
Office of Sustainability
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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:

The university has undertaken a campus climate assessment in the past year. These results will be utilized in shaping priorities of the Diversity Coordinating Council of the university as well as the goals and priorities of the chief diversity officer, and will affect the work of the various cultural centers on campus.


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)?:
Yes

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

The most recent assessment findings are awaiting publication. However, the university has had a Diversity Task Force ongoing for the past year in response to a student "demands letter" and a range of listening sessions of marginalized student groups on campus. The output of the task force, and the campus climate assessment results, will both shape the ongoing work of the Diversity Coordinating Council and a number of programmatic and strategic efforts of the university.


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:

As yet to be determined, but they will be shared comprehensively, and through shared governance.


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:
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The website URL where the report or summary is publicly posted:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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