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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 Silver
Overall Score 51.71
Liaison Jeffrey Severin
Submission Date July 17, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Kansas
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Kim Criner
Education & Outreach Coordinator
Center for Sustainability
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Has the institution assessed diversity and equity in terms of campus climate?:
No
+ Date Revised: Oct. 7, 2015

A brief description of the campus climate assessment(s) :

A survey was conducted in 2000 and results released in 2001, which can be found here: http://provost.ku.edu/reports/campus-climate.

A new survey is planned for 15-16.


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

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

Each fall since 1998 entering freshmen are tracked for retention and graduation, including how many years they took to graduate. Data sets include all freshmen, and freshmen by racial identification as ethnic or minority.


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

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

Gender and race/ethnicity along with rank and position are tracked for all staff and faculty. Reports are available publicly by academic year.
See section 6 of: http://www2.ku.edu/~oirp/profiles.shtml


Has the institution assessed diversity and equity in terms of governance and public engagement?:
No

A brief description of the governance and public engagement assessment(s):
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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.