Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.81
Liaison Chad King
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University of Denver
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Thomas Walker
Program Director, Intergroup Relations & LGBTIQ
Center for Multicultural Excellence
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Has the institution assessed diversity and equity in terms of campus climate?:

A brief description of the campus climate assessment(s) :

Most recently, conducted a campus wide climate assessment survey in Spring 2012; it asked about all affiliates's in relation to feeling welcome, feeling excluded and instiutional resources re: diversity. Additionally, 3 task forces are nearly finished with assessment and suggestions re: Status of Women, Status of People of Color, and Student Climate; and a new Task Force on Diversity, Inclusion and Equity will build on these reports in early 2015.

Has the institution assessed student diversity and educational equity?:

A brief description of the student diversity and educational equity assessment(s):

DU annually reports its student demographics by race/ethnicity and legal sex; but has NOT conducted an holistic assessment of student retention or success by demographics.

Has the institution assessed employee diversity and employment equity?:

A brief description of the employee diversity and employment equity assessment(s):

However, the recent Status of Women and of People of Color reports do speak anecdotally to differential experiences and perceptions across the University, and have recommend more formal, structural assessment.

Has the institution assessed diversity and equity in terms of governance and public engagement?:

A brief description of the governance and public engagement assessment(s):

The website URL where information about the assessment(s) is available:

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