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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 Gold
Overall Score 66.20
Liaison Meghan Chapple
Submission Date May 14, 2014
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STARS v1.2

George Washington University
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Meghan Chapple
Director of Sustainability, Senior Advisor on University Sustainability Initiatives
Office of Sustainability
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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):

Through surveys, focus groups, and formal and informal discussions with students, faculty, staff and alumni, the University has assessed attitudes about diversity and equity on campus. Additionally, the President's Council on Diversity and Incluison
held open forums, with the university President and senior leadership on the main Foggy Bottom campus and the Virginia campus and gathered feedback from over 300 students, faculty, staff, trustees and others from the broader D.C. community.


Year the assessment was last administered:
2,010

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

Results of the assessment are being used to develop specific programs and initiatives to improve the University's capacity to increase diversity and retention in student enrollment, faculty, and staff hires, establish resources and programs to educate the
University community on the benefits of diversity and inclusion, establish policies and practices to enhance learning environments for students with disabilities, and develop policies and procedures for engaging and securing more diverse suppliers to conduct business with the University.


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

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.