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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 68.95
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date June 30, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Portland State University
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Molly Bressers
Program & Outreach Coordinator
Campus Sustainability Office
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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) :

The Diversity Leadership has done a self-assessment of the diversity and equity related efforts for Portland State University. A Diversity Leadership Team (DLT) was created of members of the President’s Executive Committee members or their designees to draft a section of Portland State University’s first comprehensive Diversity Action Plan including metrics toward eight prioritized diversity and inclusion related goals (See, below for additional detail). The Diversity Action Council recently evaluated the progress of these diversity related goals.


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

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

PSU’s Diversity Action Council has assessed progress on the diversity goals in 2014. The diversity and inclusion goals include specific goals for students and employees. See full assessment at the link below:
http://www.pdx.edu/diversity/diversity-action-plan-progress-report-at-psu


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

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

PSU’s Diversity Action Council has assessed progress on the diversity goals in 2014. The diversity and inclusion goals include specific goals for students and employees. See full assessment at the link below:
http://www.pdx.edu/diversity/diversity-action-plan-progress-report-at-psu


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):

The Diversity Leadership Team has used a recommended assessment tool regarding these areas.


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.