Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Molly Blumhoefer
Submission Date July 27, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Central New Mexico Community College
PA-3: Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Kristofer Guassoin
Director of Student Life/Discipline
Dean of Students
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Do all enrolled students, regardless of type or status, have an avenue to participate in one or more governance bodies (through direct participation or the election of representatives)?:
Yes

A brief description of the mechanisms through which students have an avenue to participate in one or more governance bodies:

We have a student government that is not a traditional SGA model but rather an Executive Council of Students that can, if they choose, serve on campus teams and committees and can request meetings with upper administration and expect to be met with.


Is there at least one student representative on the institution’s governing body who was elected by peers or appointed by a representative student body or organization?:
No

A brief description of student representation on the governing body, including how the representatives are selected:

We have no student "regent" or Governing Board member.


Do students have a formal role in decision-making in regard to the following?:
Yes or No
Establishing organizational mission, vision, and/or goals No
Establishing new policies, programs, or initiatives ---
Strategic and long-term planning No
Existing or prospective physical resources ---
Budgeting, staffing and financial planning No
Communications processes and transparency practices ---
Prioritization of programs and projects Yes

A brief description of the formal student role in regard to each area indicated, including examples from the previous three years:

It is difficult to say in many of these areas that student have a formal role. The Executive Council of Students has access to the strategic planning process in regards to projects similar to individual departments, though generally a sponsor is expected. they are asked to serve on individual campus councils and have the option, not currently exercised, to sit ex officio on the faculty senate and have seats on Publication Board.


Do all staff, regardless of type or status, have an avenue to participate in one or more governance bodies (through direct participation or the election of representatives)?:
No

A brief description of the mechanisms through which all staff have an avenue to participate in one or more governance bodies:
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Is there at least one non-supervisory staff representative on the institution’s governing body who was elected by peers or appointed by a representative staff body or organization?:
No

A brief description of non-supervisory staff representation on the governing body, including how the representatives are selected:
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Do non-supervisory staff have a formal role in decision-making in regard to the following? :
Yes or No
Establishing organizational mission, vision, and/or goals No
Establishing new policies, programs, or initiatives No
Strategic and long-term planning No
Existing or prospective physical resources No
Budgeting, staffing and financial planning No
Communications processes and transparency practices No
Prioritization of programs and projects No

A brief description of the formal staff role in regard to each area indicated, including examples from the previous three years:

Input is sought from all staff through input forms and surveys but non-managerial staff do not generally serve a formal role on the teams that determine the above. Informal input is always solicited.


Do all faculty, regardless of type or status, have an avenue to participate in one or more governance bodies (through direct participation or the election of representatives)?:
Yes

A brief description of the mechanisms through which all faculty (including adjunct faculty) have an avenue to participate in one or more governance bodies:

Faculty senate and the curriculum making bodies (per academic program and institution wide).


Is there at least one teaching or research faculty representative on the institution’s governing body who was elected by peers or appointed by a representative faculty body or organization?:
No

A brief description of faculty representation on the governing body, including how the representatives are selected:
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Do faculty have a formal role in decision-making in regard to the following?:
Yes or No
Establishing organizational mission, vision, and/or goals Yes
Establishing new policies, programs, or initiatives Yes
Strategic and long-term planning Yes
Existing or prospective physical resources Yes
Budgeting, staffing and financial planning Yes
Communications processes and transparency practices Yes
Prioritization of programs and projects Yes

A brief description of the formal faculty role in regard to each area indicated, including examples from the previous three years:

Faculty generally serve on the teams that determine the above, especially as regards the academic programs with which they are associated.


The website URL where information about the institution’s governance structure is available:

http://www.cnm.edu/about/college-information
http://www.cnm.edu/facstaff/documents/orgchart.pdf
http://www.cnm.edu/about/pres/executive_team/index.html

The Office of Planning & Institutional Effectiveness (Julie Ann Ziter) would be a better source than I for information about formal participation in institutional governance by faculty and staff than I ( http://www.cnm.edu/depts/planning/planning ). My primary area of knowledge on this form is student leadership and participation.

No Update for 2016

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