Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 42.65
Liaison Jillian Buckholz
Submission Date April 19, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, East Bay
PA-3: Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 3.00 Satinder Malhi
Assoc Dir Gov & Comm Relations
Govt and Community Relations
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Do the institution’s students have a representative body through which they can participate in governance (e.g. a student council)? :
Yes

Do the institution’s students have an elected representative on the institution’s highest governing body?:
Yes

A brief description of the bodies and mechanisms through which students are engaged in governance, including information to support each affirmative response above:

Students have the opportunity to be a part of the ASI Board of Directors by taking part in the Spring Elections. Students can vote or run for several elected positions on the Board of Directors. Another opportunity is to apply to be a part of the ASI Senate, to which students are appointed in the Fall by the Board of Directors.

https://www.csueastbay.edu/asi/student-government/index.html

Each year, the Cal State Student Association (CSSA) is granted the opportunity to nominate at least two, but no more than five CSU students to the California State Governor. At which time, the Governor will select one student to serve a two-year term as a CSU Student Trustee on the California State University, Board of Trustees.

https://calstatestudents.org/studenttrustees/#about


Do the institution’s staff members have a representative body through which they can participate in governance (e.g. a staff council)?:
Yes

Do the institution’s non-supervisory staff members have an elected representative on the institution’s highest governing body?:
No

A brief description of the bodies and mechanisms through which staff are engaged in governance, including information to support each affirmative response above:

Staff may be elected to Cal State East Bay's Academic Senate. Academic Senate allows members of the university to practice shared governance. Members vote on campus issues and forward their decisions to Cal State East Bay's president.

California State University Employee Union - Staff members can participate in workers unions across the university system. For every union on campus, there is an elected union representative.


Do the institution’s teaching and research faculty have a representative body through which they can participate in governance (e.g. a faculty senate)?:
Yes

Do the institution’s teaching and research faculty have an elected representative on the institution’s highest governing body? :
Yes

A brief description of the bodies and mechanisms through which teaching and research faculty are engaged in governance, including information to support each affirmative response above:

Faculty may be elected to Cal State East Bay's Academic Senate. Academic Senate allows members of the university to practice shared governance. Members vote on campus issues and forward their decisions to Cal State East Bay's president.

The CSU Board of Trustees is the CSU's highest governing body. The Governor of California appoints a Faculty Trustee from nominees proposed by the Statewide Academic Senate. The Alumni and Faculty Trustees serve for two years.
https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/board-of-trustees/Pages/about-the-bot.aspx


Does the institution have written policies and procedures to identify and engage external stakeholders (i.e. local residents) in land use planning, capital investment projects, and other institutional decisions that affect the community?:
No

A copy of the written policies and procedures:
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The policies and procedures:
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Does the institution have formal participatory or shared governance bodies through which community members representing the interests of the following stakeholder groups can regularly participate in institutional governance?:
Yes or No
Local government and/or educational organizations No
Private sector organizations No
Civil society (e.g. NGOs, NPOs) No

A brief description of the bodies and mechanisms through which external stakeholders are engaged in institutional governance (including information about each stakeholder group selected above):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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