UC survey reveals attitudes on campus diversity

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 3/19 1:39 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A comprehensive survey of the University of California system has found nearly one-quarter of students, staff and faculty members say they have felt intimidated or on the receiving end of hostile behavior while at the system's 10 campuses and major off-campus offices.

UC officials said Wednesday that the 93-question survey was part of an effort to promote respect and diversity following a series of charged incidents that included a noose and KKK hood being found at UC San Diego, complaints about bias from UCLA staff and ongoing tensions between Palestinian supporters and Jewish students at several schools.

Provost Aimee Dorr says that while 79 percent of the 104,208 respondents said they were comfortable at UC, administrators will analyze the data to look for areas in which to improve.

©2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND

What's On

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.