Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.97
Liaison Becky Haney
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Calvin University
PA-11: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.56 / 3.00 Andrew George
Director of Human Resource Services
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
15.26 US/Canadian $

Percentage of all employees (regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary workers) that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
97

Does the institution have employees of contractors that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:
Yes

Percentage of employees of contractors that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations that the institution has verified as receiving a living wage (benefits excluded) (0-100; enter ‘0’ if unknown):
0

The total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular (i.e., permanent) employee or pay grade meets or exceeds what percentage of the living wage?:
150 percent

A brief description of the minimum total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid employee or pay grade, including any in-kind benefits included as part of the total compensation figure :

The minimum total compensation for the lowest pay grade includes a base salary and benefits options that include health, dental, and vision insurance and up to an 8% of salary contribution to a retirement plan.


Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:
No

A copy or brief description of the institution’s written policy stating its commitment to a living wage:
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Has the institution made a formal commitment to provide a living wage to its student employees and/or graduate teaching/research assistants (e.g. by adopting a student bill-of-rights)?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s commitment to a student living wage:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Part 2 - It is unknown whether contracted service staff are paid above the local living wage.

Living wage is from http://livingwage.mit.edu/counties/26081

The 97% was calculated by taking the total number of faculty and staff earning $15.26/hr and higher divided by the total number of faculty and staff. The living wage was recorded in November 2018 but may change month-to-month. (Note from Andy George, 2.8.19 JW)

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.