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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 51.34
Liaison Kat Pohlman
Submission Date April 26, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 1.00 Kathryn Pohlman
Sustainability Coordinator
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Has the institution assessed diversity and equity in terms of campus climate?:

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

During the fall of 2013, the Chancellor appointed a committee of faculty, administrators, and students to rethink the university’s approach to diversity and inclusion. He explained that UNCW“must not waiver in our commitment to create a diverse and inclusive campus environment.” His charge asked that the committee review previous reports. Additionally, the Chancellor stated that he was particularly interested in understanding what internal structures and organizational arrangement of the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI) would give us the best opportunity to meet the needs of current students, faculty and staff, and moving institutional
diversity goals forward. A Diversity and Inclusion Report was written.

Has the institution assessed student diversity and educational equity?:

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

Tracking of enrollment services to African-American, White and Hispanic was assessed in the Diversity and Inclusion Report as well as retention, graduation and persistence rates.

Has the institution assessed employee diversity and employment equity?:

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

The Diversity and Inclusion Report assessed faculty recruitment and retention.

Has the institution assessed diversity and equity in terms of governance and public engagement?:

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

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.