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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 77.43
Liaison Claudia Frere-Anderson
Submission Date Oct. 14, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Washington, Seattle
PA-5: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Betty Schmitz
Coordinator
Diversity Council
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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 Blueprint is a University-wide comprehensive planning and assessment tool, which covers all aspects of campus diversity and includes a goal attainment dashboard to monitor progress. In addition, the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity’s Assessment Unit works collaboratively with OMA&D programs, key campus units, and select faculty and administrators to plan and implement strategies for monitoring, assessing, and improving educational outcomes for underrepresented, low-income, first-generation and other under served students.


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

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

The university routinely monitors high school graduation rates, enrollment rates, and 6 year graduation rates by gender and race/ethnicity to assess where gaps or disparities might exist. Data on student experience surveys are also disaggregated by gender, race/ethnicity and Pell-eligibility to monitor disparities.

The data is collected annually, so the prior assessment was in 2014. The results are used to examine policies and drive continuous improvement in outreach and student support programs.


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

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

The Diversity Blueprint discussed above serves this purpose.


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 Blueprint discussed above serves this purpose.


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.