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Appendix C
Table 1: Faculty Response Rate by Sex, Ethnicity and Unit
Table 2: Unclassified Staff Response Rate by Sex, Ethnicity and Unit
Table 3: Faculty: Comparison of Mean Responses for Male – Female and Minority – White Faculty
Table 4: Female Faculty: Mean Responses in Descending Order of Perceived Inequity
Table 5: Faculty of Color: Mean Item Responses in Descending Order of Perceived Inequity
Table 6: Faculty: Top Five Issues of Concern and Five Issues of Least Concern
Table 7: Unclassified Staff Mean Item Responses by Sex and Race/Ethnicity
Table 8: Unclassified Staff: Female Item Means in Descending Order of Perceived Inequity
Table 9: Minority Unclassified Staff Item Means in Descending Order of Perceived
Responses to the Equity Study


Appendix C

Faculty: Summary Mean Item Scores by Unit, Sex and Race (N=359)

   

Academic Unit

 

Sex

Race

Item

All

Hum

NS&M

SS

Prof

Lib

 

Male

Female

 

Minority

 

White

                           

1: P&T methods/university

2.36

2.39

2.32

2.50

2.32

2.18

 

2.25

2.58

*

2.88

*

2.29

2: Comm of mthds/stds for P&T/univ

2.37

2.53

2.36

2.37

2.31

2.24

 

2.26

2.59

*

2.74

*

2.32

3: P&T Implementation / university

2.31

2.42

2.20

2.41

2.27

2.18

 

2.22

2.49

*

2.66

*

2.26

4: Flexibility of P&T timelines

2.26

2.44

2.25

2.32

2.15

2.20

 

2.17

2.44

*

2.59

*

2.22

5: Formal recognition

2.63

2.81

2.44

2.75

2.55

2.56

 

2.49

2.90

*

3.28

*

2.54

6: University teaching awards

2.57

2.82

2.38

2.65

2.50

2.29

 

2.46

2.83

*

3.14

*

2.50

7: University research awards

2.49

2.58

2.42

2.57

2.47

2.25

 

2.42

2.65

 

3.06

*

2.41

8: Representation on committees

2.39

2.53

2.30

2.29

2.42

2.27

 

2.25

2.70

*

2.91

*

2.32

9: Mentoring junior faculty

2.45

2.71

2.39

2.53

2.32

2.33

 

2.27

2.82

*

3.16

*

2.37

10: Amount performance feedback

2.38

2.60

2.39

2.36

2.27

2.41

 

2.27

2.60

*

2.85

*

2.32

11: Comm oppor w/unit leaders

2.32

2.53

2.28

2.32

2.25

2.17

 

2.22

2.51

*

2.63

*

2.28

12: Committee assignments

2.45

2.55

2.43

2.32

2.50

2.39

 

2.29

2.78

*

3.00

*

2.38

13: Evaluation methods for P&T

2.41

2.68

2.23

2.45

2.36

2.18

*

2.28

2.66

*

3.03

*

2.33

14: Implementation of P&T process

2.30

2.54

2.24

2.27

2.24

2.12

 

2.21

2.48

*

2.84

*

2.23

15: Comm P&T standards

2.29

2.54

2.33

2.24

2.20

2.24

 

2.20

2.48

*

2.61

 

2.25

16:Comm P&T process

2.29

2.37

2.36

2.25

2.23

2.44

 

2.18

2.54

*

2.76

*

2.24

17: Encouragement to "go up"

2.43

2.63

2.50

2.48

2.30

2.40

 

2.24

2.84

*

3.00

*

2.37

18: Time in rank to full

2.31

2.47

2.30

2.35

2.25

2.00

 

2.15

2.68

*

2.65

*

2.27

19: Annual evaluation process

2.45

2.68

2.44

2.45

2.37

2.25

 

2.38

2.60

 

3.00

*

2.38

20: Merit salary process

2.61

2.96

2.53

2.60

2.52

2.23

*

2.48

2.88

*

3.41

*

2.51

21: Teaching load

2.26

2.30

2.21

2.13

2.33

2.00

 

2.17

2.43

*

2.41

 

2.24

22: Teaching Assignment

2.26

2.35

2.10

2.25

2.30

2.00

 

2.14

2.50

*

2.58

*

2.21

23: Advising assignment

2.22

2.22

2.13

2.20

2.28

2.00

 

2.13

2.41

*

2.21

 

2.22

24: Research Requirements

2.34

2.58

2.15

2.31

2.31

2.31

 

2.23

2.54

*

2.64

*

2.30

25: Service requirements

2.42

2.75

2.32

2.31

2.37

2.14

*

2.28

2.67

*

2.73

*

2.38

26: Unit teaching awards

2.41

2.78

2.14

2.45

2.35

2.00

*

2.30

2.66

*

3.00

*

2.34

27:Unit research awards

2.38

2.55

2.41

2.41

2.32

2.00

 

2.33

2.51

 

2.91

*

2.32

28: Voice in unit

2.52

2.80

2.44

2.64

2.38

2.19

*

2.30

2.90

*

3.13

*

2.44

29: Hiring process

2.40

2.44

2.39

2.37

2.38

2.47

 

2.34

2.51

 

3.00

*

2.31

30: Unit climate

2.52

2.65

2.38

2.71

2.49

2.00

*

2.32

2.89

*

3.09

*

2.45

31: Support Allocation

2.37

2.56

2.35

2.35

2.27

2.50

 

2.26

2.58

*

2.77

*

2.31

32: Space allocation

2.41

2.62

2.43

2.39

2.33

2.28

 

2.31

2.61

*

2.83

*

2.35

33: Equipment allocation

2.44

2.59

2.33

2.51

2.39

2.44

 

2.32

2.69

*

2.89

*

2.38

34: Work environ

2.39

2.60

2.33

2.52

2.30

2.18

 

2.26

2.68

*

2.94

*

2.32

35: Flexible hours

2.17

2.16

2.13

2.15

2.19

2.17

 

2.10

2.31

*

2.61

*

2.11

36: Research startup

2.40

2.62

2.42

2.27

2.39

2.18

 

2.28

2.67

*

2.88

*

2.34

37: Grant develop support

2.25

2.22

2.23

2.25

2.29

2.22

 

2.21

2.35

 

2.61

*

2.21

38: Instructional develop support

2.23

2.22

2.22

2.27

2.21

2.21

 

2.17

2.34

*

2.61

*

2.18

39: Student respect

2.38

2.47

2.38

2.47

2.30

2.33

 

2.13

2.89

*

2.71

*

2.34

40: Collaboration

2.24

2.18

2.30

2.28

2.26

2.11

 

2.15

2.45

*

2.63

*

2.20

41: Annual raise

2.75

3.15

2.57

2.70

2.65

2.60

*

2.60

3.06

*

3.60

*

2.63

42: Benefits

2.21

2.35

2.14

2.27

2.13

2.27

 

2.15

2.33

*

2.52

*

2.17

43: Accommodation family issues

2.32

2.41

2.28

2.55

2.18

2.25

 

2.18

2.61

*

3.00

*

2.24

44: Tenure clock interrupt

2.18

2.20

2.16

2.27

2.11

2.20

 

2.07

2.43

*

2.56

*

2.14

45: No. committee assignments

2.41

2.58

2.43

2.28

2.39

2.33

 

2.25

2.72

*

2.85

*

2.35

46: Unit research commit

2.41

2.55

2.31

2.48

2.35

2.36

 

2.26

2.73

*

2.94

*

2.34

Total**

359

79

54

63

130

18

 

227

111

 

39

 

300

* Indicates the differences among averages of the groups being compared are statistically significant at the .05 level

**Total number of possible respondents in each category.

Responses considered in analysis: 2=No Inequity, 3=Mild Inequity, 4=Moderate Inequity, 5=Severe Inequity


Unclassified Staff Summary Means by Unit, Sex and Race (N=556**)

   

Unit

Sex

Race

Item

All

Adm

Acad

St. Aff.

IS/Lib

Suppt

 

Male

Female

 

Minority

 

White

                           

1:Particip. Univ. Committees

2.21

2.20

2.23

2.18

2.13

2.31

 

2.09

2.29

*

2.39

*

2.19

2:Performance Evaluation Methods

2.30

2.32

2.33

2.20

2.27

2.26

 

2.19

2.37

*

2.45

 

2.28

3:Communic. of Perf. Eval. Methods

2.26

2.30

2.29

2.13

2.24

2.20

 

2.18

2.32

*

2.46

*

2.24

4:Job Responsibilities

2.31

2.33

2.34

2.33

2.19

2.23

 

2.19

2.38

*

2.55

*

2.28

5:Recognition of Achievement

2.43

2.39

2.49

2.54

2.37

2.35

 

2.31

2.52

*

2.69

*

2.41

6:Mentoring Junior Staff

2.20

2.21

2.20

2.20

2.22

2.14

 

2.13

2.25

*

2.55

*

2.16

7:Perform. Feedback

2.25

2.24

2.27

2.24

2.21

2.24

 

2.17

2.30

*

2.40

 

2.23

8:Comm. w/Unit Leaders

2.18

2.18

2.14

2.22

2.16

2.26

 

2.10

2.22

*

2.39

*

2.15

9:Annual Evaluation Process

2.27

2.32

2.29

2.16

2.23

2.21

 

2.16

2.35

*

2.41

 

2.26

10:Merit Salary Allocation

2.59

2.56

2.61

2.81

2.51

2.52

 

2.38

2.74

*

2.85

 

2.57

11:Promotion Process

2.44

2.36

2.55

2.55

2.31

2.44

 

2.33

2.51

*

2.76

*

2.41

12:Hiring Process

2.25

2.22

2.25

2.40

2.21

2.21

 

2.21

2.27

*

2.43

 

2.23

13:Unit Awards

2.23

2.27

2.24

2.35

2.14

2.03

 

2.13

2.30

*

2.44

*

2.21

14:Unit Climate

2.30

2.32

2.33

2.31

2.16

2.24

 

2.20

2.36

*

2.63

*

2.26

15:Voice in Decision Making

2.34

2.35

2.34

2.42

2.27

2.31

 

2.24

2.40

*

2.54

 

2.32

16:Prof. Development Support

2.34

2.30

2.28

2.71

2.18

2.46

*

2.28

2.38

 

2.46

 

2.33

17:Alloc. Work Space

2.32

2.25

2.40

2.37

2.28

2.35

 

2.30

2.33

 

2.43

 

2.31

18:Alloc. Equipment

2.21

2.16

2.26

2.33

2.12

2.24

 

2.21

2.22

 

2.32

 

2.20

19:Funding Grad Position

2.28

2.22

2.32

2.44

2.24

2.00

 

2.23

2.30

 

2.45

 

2.26

20:Flexible Work Hours

2.14

2.16

2.15

2.25

2.00

2.10

 

2.10

2.16

 

2.23

 

2.13

21:Amount of Raise

2.48

2.50

2.47

2.65

2.38

2.40

 

2.33

2.59

*

2.65

 

2.47

22:Access to Benefits

2.10

2.06

2.16

2.13

2.00

2.11

 

2.07

2.12

 

2.25

*

2.08

23:Family Issues

2.12

2.09

2.13

2.28

2.00

2.18

*

2.12

2.12

 

2.25

 

2.11

Total**

556

188

180

61

62

50

 

205

334

 

49

 

478

* Indicates the differences among averages of the groups being compared are statistically significant at the .05 level.

**Total number of possible respondents in each group.

 Responses considered in this analysis: 2=No Inequity, 3=Mild Inequity, 4=Moderate Inequity, 5=Severe Inequity

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