Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.65
Liaison Leslie Raucher
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Barnard College
PA-3: Inclusive and Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 3.00
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Does the institution have formal participatory or shared governance bodies through which the following stakeholders can regularly participate in the governance of the institution?:
Yes or No
Students Yes
Academic staff Yes
Non-academic staff Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal participatory or shared governance bodies:

Students:
Students participate in governance of the college through the Student Government association and by representing the student body on various committees of the collage such as The Board of Trustees, The Sustainable Practices Committee, the Student Life Committee, and Barnard Emergency Management Committee

The Student Government Association of Barnard College aims to facilitate the expression of opinions on matters affecting the Barnard community through active communication between students, administration and faculty.

Faculty:
All full-time faculty members participate in governance at Barnard as voting members in monthly faculty meetings and through election of their peers to committees. Committees such as The Faculty Finance and Resource Committee, Faculty Diversity and Development, and Committee of Chairs and Program Directors all include faculty. A full list of committees can be found here: https://barnard.edu/provost/service-governance/faculty-committees

Staff:
Staff participate in governance through the Barnard Staff Council Advisory Board as well as being on committees such as the Presidential Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion, the Sustainable Practices Committee, the Student Life Committee, Barnard Emergency Management Committee.

The Staff Council will advise, bring attention to, and address issues that impact the culture and climate for College staff, and create programming that seeks to celebrate and recognize the many contributions of the staff as critical and valued stakeholders of the College community.


Total number of individuals on the institution’s highest governing body:
33

Number of students representing their peers as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
0

Number of academic staff representing their peers as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
0

Number of non-academic staff representing their peers as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
0

Number of women serving as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
26

Percentage of official members of the highest governing body that are women:
78.79

Website URL where information about the institution’s highest governing body may be found:
Does the institution host or support one or more formal bodies through which external stakeholders have a regular voice in institutional decisions that affect them?:
No

A brief description of the campus-community council or equivalent body that gives external stakeholders a regular voice in institutional decisions that affect them:
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Number of people from underrepresented groups serving as official members of the institution’s highest governing body.:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s governance structure is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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