Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 26.10
Liaison Rachael Budowle
Submission Date April 29, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Wyoming
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 1.00 Rachael Budowle
Campus Sustainability Committee Chair
Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
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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:

In late 2018, UW released the "Campus Climate Survey" designed to assess the university's status in providing an inclusive educational environment in areas such as access, diversity, equity and inclusion for its students and employees. The survey closed on April 19, 2019 and was administered by the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management (NCHERM).


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:

Since the survey closed so close to the time of submission of this report, results and their implications in shaping policy are not yet known. According to Dr. Emily Monago, Chief Diversity Officer at UW, the results will be used to inform the university's strategic plan, and potentially adjust duties for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.


Are the results of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment shared with the campus community?:
No

A brief description of how the assessment results are shared with the campus community:

Since the survey was closed so close to the time of submission for this STARS report, a summary of the results are not yet published (as of submission of this STARS report).


Are the results (or a summary of the results) of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment publicly posted?:
No

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