2013 Campus Climate Survey
Presentation explaing 2013 Cal U Campus Climate Survey.
Climate Assessment Project January 8, 2013 Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni Institutional History/Core Values Vision/ Mission Institutional Policies Structural Framework Social Contexts Hurtado, Milem, Clayton-Pederson, & Allen, 1998 Community Members Creation and Distribution of Knowledge (Living, Working, Learning) Climate Barcelo, 2004; Bauer, 1998, Kuh & Whitt, 1998; Hurtado, 1998, 2005; Ingle, 2005; Milhem, 2005; Peterson, 1990; Rankin, 1994, 1998, 2003, 2005; Smith, 1999; Tierney, 1990; Worthington, 2008 How students experience their campus environment influences both learning and developmental outcomes.1 Discriminatory environments have a negative effect on student learning.2 Research supports the pedagogical value of a diverse student body and faculty on enhancing learning outcomes.3 1 2 3 Pascarella & Terenzini, 1991, 2005 Cabrera, Nora, Terenzini, Pascarella, & Hagedron, 1999; Feagin, Vera & Imani, 1996; Pascarella & Terenzini, 1991. Hale, 2004; Harper & Quaye , 2004; Harper, & Hurtado, 2007; Hurtado, 2003. The personal and professional development of employees including faculty members, administrators, and staff members are impacted by campus climate.1 Faculty members who judge their campus climate more positively are more likely to feel personally supported and perceive their work unit as more supportive.2 Research underscores the relationships between (1) workplace discrimination and negative job and career attitudes and (2) workplace encounters with prejudice and lower health and well-being..3 1Settles, 2Sears, Cortina, Malley, and Stewart (2006) 2002 3Silverschanz, Cortina, Konik, & Magley, 2007; Waldo, 1999 Why Assess? What is the Process? Where Do We Start? To foster a caring university community that provides leadership for constructive participation in a diverse, multicultural world. To open the doors wider for underserved constituents to create a welcoming environment. To improve the environment for working and learning on campus. ď‚— Recruit and retain a distinguished faculty who challenge and mentor students to attain their fullest potential; ď‚— Recruit and retain a talented, diverse and highly motivated student body; • Campus Climate is a construct What is it? Definition? • Current attitudes, behaviors, and standards and practices of employees and students of an institution • Personal Experiences • Perceptions • Institutional Efforts How is it measured? Rankin & Reason, 2008 ďƒ˜ California University of Pennsylvania will add to their knowledge base with regard to how constituent groups currently feel about their campus climate and how the community responds to them (e.g., pedagogy, curricular issues, professional development, inter-group/intra-group relations, respect issues). the assessment to inform current/on-going work regarding issues of campus climate (e.g., NSSE-National Survey of Student Engagement ). ďƒ˜ California University of Pennsylvania will use the results of Examine the Research • Review work already completed Preparation • Readiness of each campus Assessment • Examine the climate Follow-up • Building on the successes and addressing the challenges Transformational Tapestry ModelÂŠ Access Retention Assessment Research University Policies/Service Scholarship Current Campus Climate Baseline Organizational Challenges Systems Analysis Local / Sate / Regional Environments Contextualized Campus Wide Assessment Advanced Organizational Challenges Curriculum Pedagogy Intergroup & Intragroup Relations Consultant Recommendations External Relations Access Retention Symbolic Actions Research University Policies/Service Educational Actions Scholarship Transformed Campus Climate Transformation via Intervention Fiscal Actions Administrative Actions Curriculum Pedagogy Intergroup & Intragroup Relations External Relations ÂŠ 2001 Initial Proposal Meeting Assessment Tool Development Marketing/Communication Plan Final instrument â€˘ Quantitative questions and additional space for respondents to provide commentary â€˘ On-line or paper & pencil options Sample = Population â€˘ All members of the university community are invited to participate via an initial invitation from President Jones IDENTITY EXAMPLES Position Race Gender Identity Sexual Identity Disability SES Spirituality CLIMATE Experiences OUTCOMES Academic Success Professional Success Perceptions Institutional Actions Persistence I have supervisors/colleagues/co-workers who give me job/career advice or guidance when I need it. I perform more work to help students (e.g., formal and informal advising, sitting for qualifying exams/dissertation committees, helping with student groups and activities, providing other support) than my colleagues. Within the past year, have you personally experienced any exclusionary (e.g., shunned, ignored), intimidating, offensive and/or hostile conduct (harassing behavior) at CAL U. The classroom climate is welcoming for students based on their… I feel valued by faculty in the classroom. The workplace climate is welcoming for faculty/staff based on their… How would you rate the accessibility on campus for people with physical, learning, psychological, or medical conditions? Before I enrolled, I expected that the campus climate would be _______________for people who are… The classroom climate is welcoming for students based on their… Does the curriculum at CAL U include materials, perspectives, and/or experiences of people based on their… What is the influence of each of the following on campus climate? o Providing diversity and equity training to search and tenure committees. o Incorporating issues of diversity and cross-cultural competence more effectively into the curriculum Participants’ personal experiences Participants’ perceptions of University climate Participants’ perceptions of University actions Participants’ demographic information Participants’ input into recommendations for improving the campus climate Preparing the Campus Community Talking points Incentives President Jone’s Invitation letter Subsequent invitations to participate ďƒ˜Proposal application submitted and approved ďƒ˜ Dr. Hasbrouck is the Primary Investigator from CAL U Data Analysis California University of Pennsylvania Spring 2013 Faculty Male Female African American Native American Asian American Latino(a) American European American Unknown Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor Instructor Adjunct Faculty Report Action Plan May/June 2011 June – August 2011 • Initial Proposal meeting • Meetings with California University of Pennsylvania CSWG • Began survey development September 2011 -January 2012 NovemberFebruary 2012 October 2012 • Completed survey • Developed communication plan • Developed & submitted IRB proposal • Received initial approval Feb 2012 • IRB continuance approval February 4, 2013 March – May 2013 June - August 2013 • Survey Implementation • Data Analysis • Develop Report