Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Assessments Related to Anti-Racism Initiatives

  1. Philosophy & Mission
    1. DEI is included in mission statements (Missions are revised as necessary)
    2. DEI efforts and goals are included in strategic plan (Inclusion in strategic plan)
    3. DEI is considered whenever making changes or developing new policies and procedures (Number of policies changed or developed)
    4. Assessment of past naming (awards, buildings, etc.) across campuses and number of new or changed names reflecting DEI priority
    5. Establishment of processes for the reporting and addressing complaints of bias incidents
    6. Establishment and assessment of goals for external impact
  2. Faculty Support and Involvement
    1. Hiring, retention, and overall faculty numbers by race and gender
    2. Number of faculty receiving training relative to DEI
    3. Additional training is provided to those who will be DEI leaders (number of DEI leaders)
    4. Significant faculty involvement in DEI efforts is reflected in workloads (number with DEI included in workloads)
    5. Faculty involvement in DEI efforts is included in assessments for tenure and promotion decisions (Policies are changed)
    6. Salaries by race and gender (discipline and rank)
    7. Annual individual meetings and exit interviews conducted
    8. Overall satisfaction and assessment of the climate for faculty of color
    9. Time to promotion by race and gender
  3. Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Research
    1. Number of courses added or revised with a focus on DEI
    2. Student learning outcomes relative to DEI
    3. NSSE Diversity Indicator
  4. Staff Engagement and Involvement
    1. Hiring, retention, and overall staff numbers by race and gender
    2. Number of staff receiving training relative to DEI
    3. Additional training is provided to those who will be DEI leaders (number of DEI leaders)
    4. Number of staff with DEI included in job descriptions
    5. Salaries by race and gender (similar positions)
    6. Annual individual meetings and exit interviews conducted
    7. Overall satisfaction and assessment of the climate for staff of color
  5. Student Support and Involvement
    1. New student, retention, and overall student numbers by race and gender (undergraduate and graduate)
    2. Number of students receiving training relative to DEI
    3. Additional training is provided to those who will be DEI leaders (number of DEI leaders)
    4. Ongoing assessment of high D/F/W courses by race and gender
    5. Overall satisfaction and assessment of the climate for students of color
    6. Institutional scholarship support by race and gender
    7. Job placement and advancement to graduate school by race and gender
  6. Administrative Leadership and Institutional Support
    1. Hiring, retention, and overall administrative leadership numbers by race and gender
    2. Number of administrative leaders receiving training relative to DEI
    3. Number of administrative leaders with DEI included in job descriptions
    4. Number of administrators with DEI goals included as criteria in their evaluations
    5. Overall funding provided to DEI efforts
    6. Salaries by race and gender (similar positions)
    7. Overall satisfaction and assessment of the climate for leaders of color
    8. Annual reports relative to DEI efforts by administrative leaders for their respective areas (in response to data provided from the assessments listed here)

NOTE: Each measurement will be compared to outside numbers where available. In addition, measurements will disaggregated to the lowest level at which there are enough numbers to be meaningful and to protect confidentiality.