Irvine Foundation CDI Evaluation Resources
Campus Diversity Initiative Evaluation Project Resource Kit
The Resource Kit is intended to be a resource
guide to aid campuses in designing evaluation plans
to measure the outcomes of campus diversity initiatives.
Part 1 primarily covers tools that engage a broad range
of issues in relationship to campus diversity. Part
2 includes tools that are mainly organized around specific,
targeted diversity issues; and Part 3 covers a wide
range of readings, Web sites, and reports related to
diversity and evaluation.
Campus Guidelines for Creating an Evaluation
This resource was designed to assist the Irvine
CDI institutions in developing their evaluation plans.
These guidelines suggest a possible evaluation framework
that is intended to facilitate deeper understanding
of an institution’s context and a more feasible
CDI Data Submission Workbook
This Data Submission Workbook is designed to
streamline the collection of data that campuses are
expected to submit to the Foundation. Other institutions
might find the Workbook useful because it suggests ways
to collect and format data that focuses campus officials’
attention on the progress made toward diversity goals
Institutional Indicators is based on Daryl
Smith’s four-dimensional model of institutionalizing
diversity initiatives. The four dimensions include:
access/success, climate, education/scholarship, and
institutional viability and vitality.
The curriculum template was design to help
Irvine CDI Campuses think through ways to develop an
evaluation plan that assesses the impact of diversity
in the curriculum. Four guiding themes are central to
the template. They are: Faculty Engagement, Curriculum
Availability (Diversity), Learning, and Course Experiences.
Creating a Culture of Inquiry
Using the results of a project involving non-profits,
Georgian Hernández and Mary G. Visher describe
ways to measure, assess, and enhance organizational
American Sociological Association’s The Importance
of Collecting Data and Doing Social Science
Research on Race
This publication highlights significant research
findings on the role and consequences of race relations
in social institutions such as schools, labor markets,
neighborhoods, and health care scholarship that would
not have been possible without data on racial categories.