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Initiative on the Status of
Women in the UW System

Initiative on the Status of
Women at UW-Green Bay

Status of Women on the
UW-Green Bay Campus

Identified Needs and
Proposed Action Steps

Committee Recommendations

Appendix I

Appendix II

Appendix IIa

Appendix III

Appendix IIIa

Appendix IIIb

Appendix IV

Appendix IIIA ... Survey - Questions 1 - 3

Climate Survey Content Analysis

Question 1and 2:
How would you describe the working climate at UW-Green Bay?

Female Academic Staff
Rank (cd)* Category % Sample Comments
1 (10) Supportive, friendly, pleasant 40% Stimulating academic, good benefits, warm, welcoming
2 (6) Isolated 24% Can feel lonely, feel unaware
3 (5) Other 20%  
4 (4) Tense, hostile 16% Tension in dept., minority issues
N = 19 Total Coding Decisions = 25

Male Academic Staff
Rank (cd)* Category % Sample Comments
1 (9) Comfortable, supportive, helpful 90% Welcoming, helpful, relaxed
2 (1) Stressful 10% Understaffed and stressful
N = 10 Total Coding Decisions = 10

Female Faculty
Rank (cd)* Category % Sample Comments
1 (4) Collegial 24% Overall friendly, warm
1 (4) Degrading 24% Negative atmosphere regarding childcare responsibilities
1 (4) Supportive 24% Good communication
4 (3) Overworked 18% Exhausted from so much teaching
5 (2) Good Climate 12% Younger colleagues especially contribute to good climate
N = 14 Total Coding Decisions = 17

Male Faculty
Rank (cd)* Category % Sample Comments
1 (6) Supportive 32% It's very warm and supportive
1 (6) Good/Positive 32% Good professional attitude
3 (4) Busy 21% We all feel a bit overworked
4 (2) Interdepartmental Communication 10% Don't connect with other departments
5 (1) Unsupportive 5% Not helpful
N = 15 Total Coding Decisions = 21

Female Classified Staff
Rank (cd)* Category % Sample Comments
1 (13) Supportive/friendly 62% Friendly co-workers, lots of cooperation
2 (6) Office politics 29% Who you know and how long you've been here
3 (2) Other 10%  
N = 18 Total Coding Decisions = 21

Male Classified Staff
Rank
(cd)*
Category % Sample Comments
1 (9) Supportive 69% Professional, caring environment
2 (2) Not valued 15% Looked down on by campus
2 (2) Underpaid 15% Wages aren't great
N = 11 Total Coding Decisions = 13

Question 3: What were the primary reasons for your rating the supportiveness of the climate as you did?

Female Academic Staff
Rank (cd)* Category % Sample Comments
1 (12) Supportive 60% Many people willing to answer questions, good adancement
2 (6) Unsupportive 30% Advancement difficult, not connected, lack of flexibility for women with childcare responsibilities
3 (2) Other 10%  
N = 19 Total Coding Decisions = 20

Male Academic Staff
Rank (cd) Category % Sample Comments
1(7) Supportive 63% Challenged, but given assistance
2(4) Assorted problems 36% Money, lack of information
N = 10 Total Coding Decisions =11

Female Faculty
Rank (cd) Category % Sample Comments
1(9) Supportive 41% Accommodating, supportive chair
2(8) Unsupportive 36% Hard to get to know people, especially hard for minority women
3(3) Money issues 14% Lack of funds for supplies, research
4(2) Family issues, +&- 9% Lack of acceptance of childcare issues, chair accommodating toward family issues
N = 14 Total Coding Decisions =22

Male Faculty
Rank (cd) Category % Sample Comments
1(10) Supportive 53% Colleagues encouraging, people are efficient
2(5) Unsupportive 26% Need more help with teaching, lack of unity
3(4) Money issues 21% Need more funds for travel and research
N = 15 Total Coding Decisions =19

Female Classified Staff
Rank (cd) Category % Sample Comments
1(11) Supportive 58% Great supervisors
2(8) Unsupportive 42% Lack of support from bosses, discrimination by women against women
N = 18 Total Coding Decisions = 19

Male Classified Staff
Rank (cd) Category % Sample Comments
1(6) Supportive 50% Don't get blown off when ask for help, good equipment
2(4) Unsupportive 33% Need less politics
3(2) Needs improvement 17% Could do better with communication
N = 11 Total Coding Decisions =12

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