Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.38
Liaison Jennifer Martel
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of the Fraser Valley
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

UFV's Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Action Plan 2020/2021
The purpose of the Action Plan is to identify and address barriers to equity of access and opportunity for students, faculty, and staff. The Action Plan aims to provide a framework to embed equity, diversity, and inclusion into UFV’s institutional practices and support individual units.

The Action plan outlines 4 Goals and over 40 actions. The goals of the EDI Action Plan include:
- Integrate EDI into our institutional culture so that all members of the UFV community can thrive in their education, career, and leadership roles at UFV
- Integrate inclusive excellence throughout UFV in teaching, research, service and community engagement
- Embed the principles of EDI within the policies and processes at UFV
- Develop data collection and reporting mechanisms to measure
initiatives and progress, maintain transparency and accountability, and acknowledge success


Does the assessment process address campus climate by engaging stakeholders to assess the attitudes, perceptions and behaviors of employees and students, including the experiences of underrepresented groups?:

Does the assessment process address student outcomes related to diversity, equity and success?:

Does the assessment process address employee outcomes related to diversity and equity?:

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

Following the UFV EDI Action Plan, the EDI Progress report outlines what work has been done on each of the 40 actions outlined in the Plan. Some examples of assessment findings and how they shape policy, programs, and initiatives include:
- the creation of a EDI Lens Working Group
- the creation of the Conversation Cafe - one-hour sessions for all
UFV employees to discuss, unpack, and examine issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion
- the creation of a statement of solidarity with Black Lives Matter and this is posted on the EDI website.
- the creation of an EDI Policy Review Working Group, comprised of members from the EDI Task Force and other faculty and staff across UFV conducted a review of existing policies, making recommendations around which policies had gaps in relation to EDI and additional policies UFV may want to consider.

Many other policies, programs, and initiatives can be found in the Progress 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 results of the EDI Progress Report 2020/2021 are shared publicly on the UFV website.


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 (upload):
Website URL where the diversity and equity assessment report or summary is publicly posted:
Website URL where information about the institution’s diversity and equity assessment efforts is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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