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Preliminary Survey Results Inter-cultural Inter-Religious Inter-racial Relations at Carleton

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Inter-cultural Inter-Religious Inter-racial Relations at Carleton. Preliminary Survey Results. Methodology. Questionnaire designed with OIRP and Equity Services Approved by the University Research Ethics Board Survey administered by OIRP Fielded Nov. 11th to Nov. 22nd Employees - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Preliminary Survey Results

Inter-cultural Inter-Religious Inter-racial

Relations at Carleton

Methodology

Questionnaire designed with OIRP and Equity Services

Approved by the University Research Ethics Board

Survey administered by OIRPFielded Nov. 11th to Nov. 22ndEmployees

Sent to 1,805 with 546 responses – 30% response rate

Students Sent to 12,939 with 1,495 responses – 12% response rate

Awareness of Human Rights Policy

Question 1 Students Employees

Were you aware that Carleton has a Human Rights policyYes 56% 84%No 44% 16%

Perceptions of Climate (Q1 –Q10)

Respect in class and on campusQuestion2 Students EmployeesScale = Strongly Agree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly Disagree %

Strongly Agree & Agree

Mean Scores

out of 5

% Strongly Agree &

Agree

MeanScores

out of 5

2a). During class, students generally demonstrate respect for the rights of other students

90% 1.85 89% 1.85

b). During Classes, students generally demonstrate respect for the rights of their professors and instructors

87% 1.90 85% 1.94

c). During classes, professors and instructors generally demonstrate respect for the rights of students.

91% 1.76 93% 1.70

d). At campus events, students generally respect the rights of others

64% 2.30 70% 2.32

e). During consultation or office hours, professors and instructors generally demonstrate respect for the rights of students

87% 1.78 92% 1.71

Perceptions of Climate Cont’d

Relations on Campus among groups

Question 3 Students EmployeesScale = Strongly Agree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly Disagree %

Strongly Agree & Agree

Mean Scores

out of 5

% Strongly Agree &

Agree

Mean Scores

out of 5

3a) Relations among people of different religions on campus are respectful

71% 2.20 71% 2.31

b) Relations among people of different cultures on campus are respectful

77% 2.12 77% 2.19

c) Relations among people of different races on campus are respectful

79% 2.03 80% 2.09

Perceptions of Climate Cont’d

Ethical treatment of students and countQuestion 4 Students EmployeesScale = Always 1 2 3 4 Never %

Always and

Usually

Mean Scores

out of 4

% Always and

Usually

MeanScores

out of 4

4a) How often are students treated ethically and fairly by other students on Carleton’s campus

90% 1.88 90% 1.99

b). How often are students treated ethically and fairly by faculty and staff on Carleton’s campus

93% 1.66 94% 1.79

Question 5 Students EmployeesScale = A lot 1 2 3 4 None % A lot

& some

Mean Scores out of

4

% A lot & some

Mean Scores out of

45a) How many students are treated unethically and unfairly by other students on Carleton’s campus

24% 2.95 29% 2.86

b). How many students are treated unethically and unfairly by faculty on Carleton’s campus

13% 3.28 15% 3.13

Perceptions of Climate Cont’d

Treatment of faculty and staffQuestion 6 Students EmployeesScale = Always 1 2 3 4 Never % Always

and Usually

MeanScores

out of 4

% Always and

Usually

MeanScores

out of 46a).How often are faculty and staff treated ethically and fairly by students on campus

89% 1.89 88% 2.04

b). And how often are faculty and staff treated ethically and fairly by other faculty and staff on Carleton’s campus

93% 1.70 88% 1.96

Perceptions of Climate Cont’d

Overall rating of respect at Carleton and ProgramQuestion 7 Students Employees

Scale = 1 very low respect_______11 very high respect % 8 or higher out

of 11

Mean Scores out

of 11

% 8 or higher out

of 11

MeanScores

out of 117a). How would you rate the climate of respect at Carleton generally

79% 8.86 77% 8.51

b). How would you rate the climate of respect in your department or program

86% 9.18 82% 9.13

Question 8 Students Employees

Compared with other places I go in Ottawa, when I am on Carleton’s campus, I personally feel

% %

As respected 66% 68%More respected 27% 25%Less respected 7% 7%

Perceptions of Climate Cont’d

Carleton EnvironmentQuestions 9, 10a and 10b Students EmployeesScale = Strongly Agree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly Disagree %

Strongly Agree & Agree

Mean Scores out of

5

% Strongly Agree & Agree

Mean Scores out of

5Q9)How much do you agree with the statement: Carleton is an environment where people are free to express their own ideas, beliefs and opinions

75% 2.17 73% 2.25

Q10a) I think the university community understands the value of a diverse faculty and staff

74% 2.12 78% 2.09

Q10b)I think the university makes a good effort to recruit and retain a diverse faculty and staff (employees only)

NA NA 59% 2.40

Highlights: Perception

Many students are unaware of our Human Rights Policy

Generally, there is respect during classesThere is a little less respect perceived at

campus eventsReligious relations are perceived to be a bit

less respectful than those of culture and raceVery little difference between employees and

students on respect

Personal Experiences

% Experience and Perceived Basis for treatmentQuestion 11 Students Employees

Within the past year, have you been treated in a disrespectful way on campus based on your race, religion or culture

N= 207 N = 61

Yes 14% 11%No 86% 89%

Question 12 Students Employees

What specifically do you believe this disrespectful treatment was based on (recoded open ended first response)

N= 142 N= 54

Religion 44% 33%Culture 17% 20%Race 33% 20%Gender 6% 13%Age 1% 4%Other 9%

Personal Experience

Effect of the experienceQuestion 13 Students Employees

How much would you say this experience has interfered with your ability to work or study at Carleton

A lot or some A lot or some

Race 46% 73%

Religion 40% 59%

Culture 42% 55%

Personal Experience

Student Assistance

Question 14 StudentsWhen you had the experience who did you seek assistance from on campus (multiple response)

N =195responses

No one 75%Professor 9%Teaching Assistant 4%Health and Counselling 2%Residence Fellow 2%Ombudsman 2%Don’t remember 2%International Student Support Services 1%University Safety 1%Equity Services <1%

Personal Experience

Employee Assistance and Satisfaction

Question 15 Students Employees

How satisfied were you with the assistance you received by reason for treatment

Very satisfied and satisfied

Very satisfied and satisfied

Race 64% 33%Religion 64% 63%Culture 67% 80%

Question 14 Employees

When you had the experience who did you seek assistance from on campus (multiple response)

N = 66 responses

No one 50%Supervisor 23%University Safety 11%Equity Services 8%Human Resources 5%Health and Counselling services 3%Don’t remember 2%

Highlights: Personal Experience

Religion appears to be the most likely conflict point

Employees who felt racial discrimination were the most affected by it

Students did not seek assistance very oftenHalf of the employees who were treated

disrespectfully sought assistanceEmployees who felt racial discrimination

were least likely to be satisfied with the assistance they sought

Gender differences and Perceptions

Overall climate Students EmployeesMales Females Males Females

Scale = 1 very low respect….11 very high respect Mean Score

Mean Score

Mean Score

Mean Score

How would you rate the climate of respect at Carleton generally

8.54 8.76 8.71 8.36

How would you rate the climate of respect in your department

9.10 9.30 9.23 9.05

Gender differences and experience

Personal experience Students EmployeesMales Females Males Females

Within the past year, have you been treated in a disrespectful way on campus based on your race religion or culture

% % % %

Yes 15% 12% 12% 11%No 85% 88% 88% 89%

Personal experience Students EmployeesMales Females Males Females

What specifically do you believe this disrespectful treatment was based on

% % % %

Race 39% 27% 33% 10%Culture 14% 17% 17% 23%Religion 40% 51% 33% 33%Gender 6% 6% 0% 23%Age 2% 0% 4% 3%Other 0% 0% 13% 7%

Religious differences and Perceptions

Overall climate Students

Scale = 1 very low respect….11 very high respect How would you rate the climate of respect at Carleton

generally

How would you rate the climate of respect

in your department

Catholic 8.80 9.30Protestant 8.52 9.25Jewish 7.64 9.14Muslim 8.66 8.61Christian 8.65 9.20Other Christian 9.24 9.48Hinduism 8.83 8.96Buddhism 8.25 8.44Sikh 8.83 9.67Agnostic 8.40 8.97Atheist 8.76 9.55Non-practicing 8.73 9.90Other Non-classified 8.24 9.46

Religious Differences and Perceptions

Overall climate Employees

Scale = 1 very low respect….11 very high respect How would you rate the climate of respect at Carleton

generally

How would you rate the climate of respect

in your department

Catholic 8.80 9.49Protestant 8.75 9.39Jewish 7.72 8.96Muslim 8.50 7.17Christian 8.44 8.89Other Christian 7.71 8.85Hinduism 8.50 9.33Buddhism 7.78 9.22Sikh 0 0Agnostic 9.17 9.25Atheist 8.67 9.37Non-practicing 9.50 10.0Other Non-classified 8.92 8.23

Religious Difference and Perception

Personal Experience Employees Students

Within the past year have you been treated in a disrespectful way on campus based on your race, religion or culture.

%Yes %Yes

Muslim 33% 27%Jewish 24% 46%Hinduism 17% 22%Sikh 0% 33%Buddhism 11% 13%

Other Christian 14% 10%Christian 11% 15%Catholic 11% 12%Protestant 4% 8%

Atheist 13% 11%Agnostic 17% 10%Non-practicing 0% 18%Other Non-classified 16% 15%

Religious Difference and Personal Experience

Personal experience Employees

What specifically do you believe was this disrespectful treatment based on

Race Culture Religion Gender Age Other

Catholic 29% 43% 0% 14% 14% 0%Protestant 50% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0%Jewish 0% 14% 86% 0% 0% 0%Muslim 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0%Christian 27% 0% 46% 9% 0% 18%Other Christian 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%Hinduism 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0%Buddhism 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%Sikh 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%Agnostic 50% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0%Atheist 0% 0% 50% 0% 50% 0%Other Non-classified 0% 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%

Religious Difference and Personal Experience

Personal experience Students

What specifically do you believe was this disrespectful treatment based on

Race Culture Religion Gender Age

Catholic 44% 13% 38% 6% 0%Protestant 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%Jewish 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%Muslim 29% 12% 59% 0% 0%Christian 29% 5% 62% 5% 0%Other Christian 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%Hinduism 25% 25% 50% 0% 0%Buddhism 100% 0% 0% 0% 0%Sikh 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%Agnostic 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%Atheist 20% 20% 50% 0% 10%Non-practicing 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%Other Non-classified 50% 33% 0% 17% 0%

Racial Difference: Overall Climate

Overall Climate Students N=

How would you rate the climate of respect at Carleton generally

Mean Score (1-11)

West Asian (Iranian, Afghan, etc.) 7.97 30Japanese 8.13 8Chinese 8.37 73Latin American 8.54 41Black 8.58 65First Nations 8.65 8Arab 8.68 59White 8.72 1062South East Asian (Vietnamese, Cambodian) 8.74 19South Asian (East Indian, Pakistani,etc.) 8.79 83Filipino 8.93 14Korean 9.13 8

Racial Differences and Personal Experience

Personal Experience Students N=

Within the past year have you been treated in a disrespectful way on campus based on your race, religion or culture.

%Yes

Korean 38% 8West Asian (Iranian, Afghan,etc.) 33% 30Chinese 30% 73Arab 27% 59Japanese 25% 8First Nations 23% 8South Asian (East Indian, Pakistani,etc.) 21% 83South East Asian (Vietnamese, Cambodian) 21% 19Latin American 17% 41Black 15% 65Filipino 14% 14White 9% 1062

Highlights: Gender and Religion differences

Male employees and students were more likely than females to say race was the basis of disrespectful treatment

Female students were more likely than males to say religion was the basis of disrespectful treatment

Jewish students and employees rated the climate at Carleton lower than other religious groups

Muslim students rated the climate of their department lower than other religious groups

Muslim employees were more likely to say they had been treated disrespectfully

Jewish students were more likely to say they had been treated disrespectfully