|Silver - expired
|Sept. 21, 2016
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity
|0.63 / 1.00
Yale Office of Sustainability
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:
The Workplace Survey provides the university with information on commitment, decision making, development, diversity, innovation, leadership, performance management, productivity, rewards, and teamwork.
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?:
Does the assessment process address student outcomes related to diversity, equity and success (e.g. graduation/success and retention rates for underrepresented groups)?:
Does the assessment process address employee outcomes related to diversity and equity (e.g. pay and retention rates for underrepresented groups)?:
A brief description of the most recent assessment findings and how the results are used in shaping policy, programs and initiatives:
The data is used by Yale’s seven affinity groups to create educations programs and workshops, Mentoring Programs, discussion groups focused on creating an inclusive culture with a focus on the following demographics; Race, Age, Military Status, Gender, Generation, and Sexual Orientation. Two new staff affinity groups were created, the Yale Veteran’s Network and the young professional network, Future Leaders of Yale. The policy change which occurred was the expansion of the Flexible Work Arrangement Policy to include teleworking.
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:
Yes, the results are shared in several formats: University website, University-wide email, Town Hall style meetings by Division leader, Departmental informational sessions and a Managerial newsletter, designed to communicate the results and expectations related to creating unit specific action plans.
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:
The website URL where the report or summary is publicly posted:
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to email@example.com.