Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.06
Liaison Casey Meehan
Submission Date June 15, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Western Technical College
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Joshua Housel
Sustainability Intern
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Has the institution assessed diversity and equity in terms of campus climate?:
Yes

A brief description of the campus climate assessment(s) :

Surveys are sent out and focus groups and lunch-and-learns are held.
Western Technical College partnered with Achieving the Dream to do a large scale focus group about campus climate, diversity, and barriers to student success. Western is also evaluated every eight years by the Wisconsin Technical College's system related to equity and diversity.


Has the institution assessed student diversity and educational equity?:
Yes

A brief description of the student diversity and educational equity assessment(s):

Western has been keeps a Diversity Scorecard, and conducts diversity focus groups with students. Last year Western partnered with Achieving the Dream to do a large scale focus group about campus climate, diversity, and barriers to student success.


Has the institution assessed employee diversity and employment equity?:
Yes

A brief description of the employee diversity and employment equity assessment(s):

Similar to student equity assessments Western assess employee diversity and equity. A diversity scorecard is kept updated from year to year. Also Western is evaluated every 8 years related to equity and diversity.


Has the institution assessed diversity and equity in terms of governance and public engagement?:
Yes

A brief description of the governance and public engagement assessment(s):

In the Diversity scorecard diversity and equity in terms of governance and public engagement is included.


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

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