Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.89
Liaison Micah Kenfield
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Micah Kenfield
Sustainability Coordinator
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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 process used by the review team included a thorough examination of more than 25 self-study reports pertaining to diversity projects and initiatives throughout the campus that were prepared for and presented to the review team (See Appendix B (1) and B (2), Table of Contents, Documents for Meetings). The team also reviewed additional materials from the Illinois website and other reports pertaining to diversity and inclusion. During a two-day site visit February 20-21, the team had 27 scheduled meetings inclusive of established diversity related committees, staff groups, faculty, and staff and faculty senate diversity committees.


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:

In very brief overview, the review team felt that there needs to be more intentional assessments of campus culture and efforts from administration to advance its diversity efforts. These are being reviewed for implementation by the Office of the Chancellor.


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:

Publicly available on Chancellor's website


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:
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The website URL where the report or summary is publicly posted:
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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