Mandl School, The College of Allied Health is committed to ensuring a positive campus climate in regards to issues of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and gender discrimination. In pursuance of Article 129-B, Mandl conducted an anonymous survey of the entire College community to better understand the perspectives and experiences of our students. The survey was administered during the week of July 16 to July 23, 2018. Mandl intends to use the survey data to improve our policies that support students.
The survey was distributed to all currently enrolled students. Approximately, 194 students responded to the survey. The survey data revealed that 82% of students feel a sense of belonging to the school community; 84% of the respondents expressed the view that faculty and staff treat them fairly; and 91% of the respondents indicated that faculty and staff respect their opinion.
AWARENESS ON POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Students demonstrated that they know the definition of sexual assault (98%), affirmative consent (93%); sexual harassment (99%); and gender discrimination (98%). Approximately 88% of the students indicated that they were well educated on sexual assault, affirmative consent, sexual harassment, and gender discrimination and 87% of the students know how and where to report a sexual assault, sexual harassment and gender discrimination.
The survey results also revealed areas for improvement including campus security (51%), resources to be offered at the school for survivors of dating violence, stalking, and domestic violence (64%).
The College will utilize the feedback received from this survey to help improve our policy, communication means and training regarding Title IX and Enough is Enough by programming more educational workshops and electronic resources to generate better awareness among faculty, administrators, and staff.
MANDL SCHOOL – THE COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH
STUDENT CLIMATE SURVEY- SUMMARY RESULTS
CONDUCTED IN SPRING 2018
Number of Respondents: 194
|Survey Questions||Combined % responses
“Strongly agree and agree”
|Faculty, Staff & administrators respect students’ opinions and thoughts||91%|
|I think faculty, staff, and administrators are genuinely concerned about my welfare||76%|
|I feel like I am part of this school community||82%|
|I think faculty, staff and administrators treat students fairly||84%|
|I believe students at this school respect each other||77%|
|The school treats all students equally and fairly||79%|
|Campus officials should do more to protect students from harm||51%|
|Campus security should do more to protect students from harm||51%|
|Sexual assault is not tolerated at this school||91%|
|The school works hard to prevent sexual assault from happening||81%|
|There are good resources available at this school for survivors of sexual assault||70%|
|There are good resources available at this school for survivors of dating violence, stalking, and domestic violence||64%|
|I am aware of on or off campus academic assistance resources for survivors of sexual assault, dating violence, staking, or domestic violence||69%|
|Do you know the definition of sexual assault?||98%||2%|
|Do you know the definition of affirmative consent?||93.75%||6.25%|
|Do you know the definition of sexual harassment||99%||1%|
|Do you know the definition of gender discrimination||98%||2%|
|Do you know where to report sexual assault, sexual harassment, and gender discrimination||87%||12%|
|Do any of the below apply to your personal experience on campus since January 2018? Felt unsafe? Been Sexually Harassed? Experienced gender discrimination? Witnessed sexual harassment? Witnessed sexual assault? Witnessed gender discrimination?||3.7%||96%|
|If you have been the victim of sexual assault, sexual harassment and gender discrimination, do any of the below apply to your experience? I spoke with a fellow student on campus regarding the incident. I spoke with a college official or Title IX office. L I spoke with someone off campus regarding the incident. I reported the incident to local enforcement||9%||91%|
|The College’s policies regarding gender discrimination, sexual violence, sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking are well described in the student handbook.||86%||14%|
|I have been educated on sexual assault, affirmative consent, sexual harassment, and gender discrimination||88%||12%|
|Do you think it is important to share sexual history with someone before becoming sexually active with them?||51.32%||9.5%|
|If you choose to be sexually active, do you think it is important to use a form of birth control besides birth control pills||64.21%||5.7%|
|Have you ever felt harassed or bullied because of your sexual orientation or gender identity?||3.6%||85%|
|Have you ever seen someone else be harassed or bullied because of their sexual orientation or gender identity?||10.5%||76.7%|
|Do you feel that students are accepted and included at this school regardless of their sexual orientation?||79.5%||6.4%|
|Do you feel students are accepted and included in this school, regardless of their gender identity or gender expression?||80.5%||1.58%|