Spring 2021 Viewfinder Administrator Survey
What is campus climate?
“The current attitudes, behaviors and standards of faculty, staff, administrators and students concerning the level of respect for individual needs, abilities and potential.” (Susan Rankin, 2008)
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Perception of Campus Climate
Administrators share their perceptions of the campus climate:
Disparities on Campus
believe there are pay disparities
love their job
Administrators were asked to respond to statements about their work experiences at CSUSM.
- 75% agree their performance evaluations are fair & impartial.
- 69% Agree they utilize their full range of skills in their current position.
- 63% Agree there is a great sense of belonging.
Respondents report whether they can openly express their political views on campus.
- 34% Strongly Agree/Agree
- 29% Neutral
- 37% Disagree/Strongly Disagree
Senior Leadership & Diversity Efforts
Themes From Open Ended Survey Questions
Felt Excluded/Not Welcome Due to Gender
"Not all colleagues treat female colleagues with the level of respect and professionalism they should."
"[have heard]...racially insensitive comments, actions, and behaviors by senior leadership and faculty."
Unreasonable Workload / Burned Outs
"General exhaustion from the demands of the position."
Improve Climate for Varying Thoughts, Beliefs & Opinions
"I feel at times we, as an institution, need to find a balance and provide equal time and opportunities for the various held beliefs. I don't think that is the case."
The Survey Administration
This infographic summarizes quantitative and qualitative responses. Strongly Agree/Agree
responses are combined.
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