Diversity and Inclusion

KEY FINDINGS

COACHE allows universities to customize the survey with a series of internally-developed questions related to university-specific initiatives. UT Austin developed 13 survey items related to campus climate.

  • 87.3% of faculty agree or strongly agree ‘it is a priority for me to work in a place with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff.’ There were significant differences based on gender and race/ethnicity. For example, 82% of men agree to strongly agree while 93.2% of women agree to strongly agree.
  • 76.6% of faculty agree to strongly agree /my department actively works to recruit faculty members from underrepresented groups. There were significant differences based on gender and race/ethnicity. For example, 73.6% of Asian and Asian American faculty agree to strongly agree, 68.4% of BIPOC faculty agree to strongly agree, and 78.7% of White faculty agree to strongly agree
  • 53.5% of faculty agree to strongly agree /my department actively works to retain faculty members from underrepresented groups. There were significant differences based on gender and race/ethnicity. For example, 54.8% of Asian and Asian American faculty agree to strongly agree, 45.1% of BIPOC faculty agree to strongly agree, and 55.4% of White faculty agree to strongly agree.

My Department Effectively Retains Faculty from Underrepresented Groups.