Office of Inclusive Excellence and Sustainability

Campus Climate Study

Following the 2014 Diversity Mapping Project, the Campus Climate Survey was done to better understand how CSUMB students, faculty, and staff experience and perceive diversity and inclusion on our campus. Results from both studies will inform an upcoming campus-wide Diversity Plan.

Climate Study Survey Results (Students, Faculty & Staff)

Student Survey Results by Major

Campus Climate Survey Student Results Most students are having a positive experience, however: A substantial number of students of color, LGBTQ students & students with disabilities -Report experiencing discrimination -Dont feel a sense of belonging Expressed a need for more diversified curriculum Expressed a need for more diverse faculty Respondent Profile 15% identify as LGBTQ+ 30% work 1-20 hours off campus per week 23% work 21-40 hours a week 35% identified as multi-racial 38% speak a language other than english at home Note: 25.8% of student body responded to survey -1833 respondents/230 questions

Campus Climate Survey Faculty & Staff Results Most faculty and staff are having a positive experience, however: -Tenure-line faculty & African American faculty & staff show less favorable results 48% of comments from faculty & staff reflected concern in 4 major areas Inclusion & Diversity Lack of adequate staff/faculty/admin diversity Age bias Gender bias Racial bias Microagressions Communication Disrespectful communication No staff mechanism for input Insufficient communication between departments/others on campus Hierarchies Between faculty, staff, &admin Between tenure line & lecturer faculty Disregarded voices, disrespectful behavior Pay/Recognition Little opportunity for advancement (staff) Inequities in pay, inadequate pay Work not valued in department


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