Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.95
Liaison John Alejandro
Submission Date March 11, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of San Diego
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Lanee' Battle Johnson
Executive Assistant
Ctr for Inclusion & Diversity
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Has the institution assessed attitudes about diversity and equity on campus in a way that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the assessment(s):

The Center for Inclusion and Diversity utilizes on-going focus groups to detect and analyse issues relating to diversity on campus and student attitudes towards campus diversity, which is then used to drive policy.

Year the assessment was last administered:

A brief description of how the results of the assessment(s) are used in shaping policy, programs, and initiatives:

Once any diversity related issues are identified policies are devised and promoted to address any short falls. For an example, In December of 2012, a focus group was formed to solicit feedback from USD Black Students regarding their overall experience here on campus. After 3 months or more of interviewing over 30 + students, 5 recommendations were identified. These recommendations have been brought to the attention of the Provost & Student Affairs. If and when these recommendations are approved, there will be en established timeline to determine what items would be a priority.

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

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.