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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 Matthew Williams
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of Florida
PAE-7: Measuring Campus Diversity Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Stephanie Sims
Implementation Coordinator
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):

UF completed a campus climate review by Dr. Shaun Harper in fall 2010, with follow-up events in Spring 2011. (http://www.ufsa.ufl.edu/news/spotlight.shtml)

The University of Florida administers the SERU survey to undergraduate students. SERU focuses on the undergraduate mission of research universities in particular. It is also a survey of the whole population, not just a sample. As a result, it enables analysis and reporting about majors, colleges, and other subpopulations about topics such as student development, academic experience, civic engagement, campus climate, global knowledge and skills, student ethical beliefs and behaviors, democraphics, art and cultural experiences.

The last time a full campus climate survey was completed (faculty and staff) was 2002. Another survey is planned for the near future.


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:

SERU results are being analyzed as a whole and in subsets to address areas of best practices and areas for improvement on campus.


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.