Category: Climate Survey 2015

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Faculty and staff criticize salaries, say staffing is often inadequate

The results of a comprehensive survey of Emerson’s faculty and staff showcased their opinions on themes throughout the college, including notable dissatisfaction on questions about fair pay and adequate personnel.  The survey found that librarians, counselors, and coordinators in particular believe they deserve higher pay: No librarians or counselors, and only 15 percent of coordinators,...

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Sexual assault prevention programs improving, but sense of belonging mixed

The student component of Emerson’s first climate survey, which polled 1,485 undergraduates and graduates, shows that greatest sources of dissatisfaction are the college’s sexual assault and harassment education programs and a sense of belonging among students of various races. Less than half of all students who took the survey said they felt the college has...

Climate survey underscores need for diversity education
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Climate survey underscores need for diversity education

At issue: Results of Emerson’s climate survey are released. Our take: There is a disconnect on issues of diversity that administrators ought to address. Emerson’s first collegewide survey of the campus climate presents many significant results. Some are laudable, like the finding that nearly all students and employees feel diversity is an important personal value. Others, however,...

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College to release results of first climate survey

Results from Emerson’s climate survey, the first of its kind for the college, are set to be released on April 23. The survey, developed by Emerson’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the survey firm ModernThink, polled students chiefly on sexual assault awareness and prevention at the college, but also included questions about diversity, faculty...