Institutional Research and Data
2016 UD ADVANCE Faculty Climate Survey
The UD ADVANCE Institute aims to improve faculty diversity on campus and to improve the climate for all faculty. The 2016 ADVANCE Faculty Climate Survey was designed by the ADVANCE team with the aim of gaining a better understanding of the campus climate for all full-time (FT) faculty at UD. The 2016 survey is a revised version of the “Study of Faculty Worklife,” conducted by UD ADVANCE in spring 2014. While the content of the 2016 survey is similar to the 2014 instrument, the research team added a more robust set of items and scales for topic including mentoring, climate for diversity, work life balance, and departmental climate. The survey population includes all full-time tenured, tenure-track, and continuing track faculty who where not on leave in spring 2016 (N=1,049). 525 faculty members responded to the survey, with 393 completing all sections (37.5% response rate).
2014 UD Faculty Work-Life Survey
The “Study of Faculty Work-Life” survey was designed by the UD ADVANCE team with the aim of understanding campus climate for all full-time (FT) faculty at UD. The survey provided data on a broad set of topics such as promotion and tenure, evaluation, merit, workload, family-friendly policies, mentoring and career satisfaction. Six hundred forty-four (53% of FT faculty) faculty members responded to the survey, and 472 (39% of FT faculty) completed all sections.
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