|Submission Date||Nov. 4, 2019|
University of Minnesota, Duluth
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity
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UMD Office of Sustainability
Has the institution engaged in a structured assessment process during the previous three years to improve diversity, equity and inclusion on campus?:
A brief description of the assessment process and the framework, scorecard(s) and/or tool(s) used:
Yes, Campus Climate Survey. Latest report was from academic year 2016-2017
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?:
Does the assessment process address student outcomes related to diversity, equity and success (e.g. graduation/success and retention rates for underrepresented groups)?:
Does the assessment process address employee outcomes related to diversity and equity (e.g. pay and retention rates for underrepresented groups)?:
A brief description of the most recent assessment findings and how the results are used in shaping policy, programs and initiatives:
Findings were that a large majority of the population on campus were comfortable with the current campus climate. A small percentage of students and staff have experienced sexual misconduct, but the university is taking this very sriously. There have also been reports of descriminatory violence or prejudice against transspectrum students and students of different ethnic identities. All community forums were required to develop 2-3 action items based on the findings of the report.
Are the results of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment shared with the campus community?:
A brief description of how the assessment results are shared with the campus community:
The PDF of the complete report is readily available online for any student or faculty to access and read at their liesure.
Are the results (or a summary of the results) of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment publicly posted?:
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:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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