Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.13
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date July 25, 2012
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Virginia Commonwealth University
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jacek Ghosh
Director of Sustainability
VCU Sustainability
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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?:
Yes

A brief description of the assessment(s):

The report was prepared for the Qualitative Analysis of the Climate Survey Subcommittee of the VCU Equity and Diversity Committee. The Campus Climate Survey included three open-ended questions. A subcommittee of the Equity and Diversity Committee hired a qualitative research consultant who assisted with analysis of responses to these questions.


Year the assessment was last administered:
2,006

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

One of the questions asked was “Please provide any suggestions you have about what can be done to improve diversity at VCU”. The suggestions made were all read and taken into account when drafting the Diversity Plan.


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

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