Summary of the Climate Survey – October 2016
Overall, students indicate positive responses to the questions asked in the Campus Climate survey. There is a general awareness about policies and procedures among the campus community. Most students who participated in the survey seem to feel supported by Campus offices in the incident of sexual assault and sexual misconduct. The students are familiar with information and resources available on campus and there is clear acknowledgment that information regarding sexual assault is received and the training sessions coordinated by the Title IX Office are useful.
According to the survey responses, students feel that the College, would take sexual assault seriously, if reported; they are aware of the confidentiality process; believe that the College would take serious steps if students reported sexual misconduct and that the College is doing enough to protect the safety of students. Students also feel that Faculty, Staff, and Administration are concerned about their feelings, they are happy at the College and if a crisis happened or they had a complaint of sexual misconduct, that the college would respond promptly.
The Campus Climate survey reflects positive results surrounding student knowledge about the process and resources provided on campus. The Title IX Office has made concerted efforts to increase Title IX education on campus.