Forum on Diversity (Equity) Scorecard
On September 23, 2011, Dr. Estela Bensimon presented at a Campus Forum on The Diversity (Equity) Scorecard.
The program covered origins of the assessment, as well as challenges, success stories and best practices regarding implementation at various postsecondary education institutions throughout the nation.
During her presentation, Dr. Bensimon presented a handout titled "An Overview of the Equity Scorecard Process" from the Center for Urban Education. To view this handout please click here: Handout
Dr. Estela Bensimon
Bensimon is a professor of higher education and co-director of the Center for Urban Education at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education. She is an expert in the area of equity in higher education and has published extensively on equity, organizational learning, practitioner inquiry and cultural change.
During her visit to Kent State, Bensimon:
- Provided expertise from the developer of the signature Equity Scorecard that served as a model of Kent State’s diversity scorecard;
- Brought a breadth and depth of experience with the scorecard approach, as well as implementation of assessment nationwide and its successes, failures, and/or criticisms within other institutions of higher education; and
- Provided a unique opportunity for administrators, faculty and staff to seek expert advice and build academic and staff support for assessment as Kent State begins the implementation of its own diversity scorecard.
To view the full forum, please click the following link: Forum on The Diversity (Equity) Scorecard
If you would like a copy of Dr. Bensimon's PowerPoint presentation, please contact Gina Campana at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research Discussion Session
Following the presentation, Dr. Estela Bensimon honored graduate students to a research discussion session. The students were able to discuss the diversity (equity) scorecard directly with Dr. Bensimon. Faculty and staff were also in attendance.