Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.03
Liaison Jennifer Kleindienst
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2019

STARS v2.2

Wesleyan University
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Alison Williams
VP for Equity & Inclusion/Title IX Officer
Office for Equity & Inclusion
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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:

A comprehensive assessment tool was undertaken during the 17-18 academic year. For students, we use the Diverse Learning Environments (DLE) Survey. For staff, the survey questions were developed based upon questions used by our peer institutions by a committee comprised of Institutional Research, Office for Equity & Inclusion, Title IX, Faculty Chair/Vice Chair, and Human Resources.


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?:
Yes

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

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

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

Feedback forums provided an opportunity to report on survey results, receive feedback from the campus community, and provided a basis for actions to be taken by various campus stakeholders. Examples include the development of additional programs to further define and understand the dynamics of sexual assault/dating violence as well as to empower each individual to seek resources, and a series of professional development workshops given by human resources that educated supervisors on topics such as conflict management and hiring.


Are the results of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment shared with the campus community?:
Yes

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

Results were released in a report in the Fall of 2018 and presented to the community in a series of forums.


Are the results (or a summary of the results) of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment publicly posted?:
Yes

The diversity and equity assessment report or summary (upload):
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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:
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