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Campus Climate Survey

The University conducted a Campus Climate Survey in the spring of 2018. The following reports represent samples of the resulting data and show the percentage of respondents that strongly agreed/agreed with the statements in the survey. Questions and requests for additional information can be directed to the Office of Institutional Research and Planning at

The following report aggregates the data by students, staff/administrators and faculty/librarians:
Summary of Results (MS Word)

The following reports contain student data categorized into "non-White" and "White" based on self-selection of racial background:
Student Data: Non-White, White (MS Word)
Results: White Students (PDF)
Results: Non-White Students (PDF)
First Generation: Non-White, White (MS Word)

Campus Climate Results by Department

The following reports contain student data disaggregated by program for each Department. The reports are not lengthy and show the percentage of students by major that strongly agreed/agreed with the statements in the survey. 

As you are reviewing your department or program’s report below, think about the following:

  • How does your program/department compare to the University as a whole?
  • What are the positives or strengths as perceived by the students in your program/department?
  • What are the negatives or weaknesses as perceived by the students in your program/department?
  • Is there an area the department/program could work on to have an even more positive impact on the experience of our students?
  • Is there something in the data that the department/program should have in its action plan going forward?
  • Is there something that truly resonates with the faculty in the program/department after reviewing the data?
  • If you are a service department, examine the university-wide data with an eye to how your courses could positively impact the student experience.

Counseling Program (PDF)
Department of Behavioral Sciences (PDF)
Department of Biology and Chemistry (PDF)
Department of Business Administration (PDF)
Department of Communications Media (PDF)
Department of Computer Science (PDF)
Department of Earth and Geographic Sciences (PDF)
Department of Economics, History and Political Science (PDF)
Department of Education (PDF)
Department of English Studies (PDF)
Department of Humanities (PDF)
Department of Industrial Technology (PDF)
Department of Mathematics (PDF)
Department of Nursing (PDF)
Department of Psychological Science (PDF)