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 Climate (Living, Working, Learning) 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 1 2 3 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 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 1Settles, 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 Cortina, Malley, and Stewart (2006) 2002 3Silverschanz, Cortina, Konik, & Magley, 2007; Waldo, 1999 2Sears, 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 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 How is it measured? • Personal Experiences • Perceptions • Institutional Efforts 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). ďƒ˜ California University of Pennsylvania will use the results of the assessment to inform current/on-going work regarding issues of campus climate (e.g., NSSE-National Survey of Student Engagement ). Examine the Research • Review work already completed Preparation Assessment Follow-up • Readiness of each campus • Examine the climate • Building on the successes and addressing the challenges Transformational Tapestry ModelÂŠ Access Retention Assessment Research University Policies/Service Baseline Organizational Challenges Scholarship Current Campus Climate Local / Sate / Regional Environments Systems Analysis Contextualized Campus Wide Assessment Advanced Organizational Challenges Intergroup & Intragroup Relations Curriculum Pedagogy Consultant Recommendations External Relations Access Retention Symbolic Actions Research University Policies/Service Educational Actions Transformation via Intervention Administrative Actions Fiscal Actions Scholarship Transformed Campus Climate 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 CLIMATE OUTCOMES Experiences Academic Success Perceptions Professional Success Race Gender Identity Sexual Identity Disability SES Spirituality 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’ demographic information Participants’ perceptions of University actions 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 Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor Instructor Adjunct Faculty Male Female African American Native American Asian American Latino(a) American European American Unknown 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 • Completed survey • Developed communication plan NovemberFebruary 2012 • Developed & submitted IRB proposal • Received initial approval Feb 2012 October 2012 • IRB continuance approval February 4, 2013 • Survey Implementation March – May 2013 • Data Analysis June - August 2013 • Develop Report