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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Tonie Miyamoto
Submission Date Sept. 12, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Colorado State University
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Nik Olsen
Assistant Director of Administrative Communications
Office of the President
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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):

Colorado State University participated with other colleges and universities across the nation in the 2009 EBI Campus Climate Assessment. The benchmarking survey is a service is an opportunity to identify areas of excellence as well as areas in need of improvement with regards to major concerns in diversity.

1,316 undergraduate and graduate students from Colorado State University responded to 172 questions in the online survey. (1-7 point scale). The population sampling method included oversampling for five groups:
1) African American/Black (non-Hispanic)
2) American Indian or Alaska Native
3) Asian or Pacific Islander
4) Hispanic/Latino
5) Physical / Learning Disabled


Year the assessment was last administered:
2,009

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

Results are analyzed and aggregated by the VP for Student Affairs Office. Results are shared and utilized by the Diversity Office, Professional Development Institute, and others. Previous policy outcomes have included expanded access to faculty and student seminars on diversity, greater access to diversity materials for the Advocacy Centers and Student Organizations, as well as modified definitions of diversity to guide future programs.


The website URL where information about the assessment(s) is available:
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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 and complete the Data Inquiry Form.