Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.05
Liaison Jessica Krejcik
Submission Date May 26, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Concordia University
EN-13: Community Stakeholder Engagement

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Bram Freedman
Vice-President, Institutional Relations and Secretary-General
Office of the Vice-President, Institutional Relations and Secretary-General
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Has the institution adopted a framework for community stakeholder engagement in governance, strategy and operations?:

A brief description of the policies and procedures that ensure community stakeholder engagement is applied systematically and regularly across the institution’s activities:

Concordia Board of Governors is the senior governing body of the University and is responsible for establishing the legal and administrative framework for the University. It has superintending and reforming power over all decisions affecting activities held at the University or connected with the University.

By-laws of Concordia University, Section 7 - Membership of the Board of Governors:
The composition of the Board of Governors must reflect the various segments of the community it serves. A variety of experience and expertise profiles must be sought in appointing members of the Board in order to enable the Board to exercise its functions properly.

A brief description of how the institution identifies and engages community stakeholders, including any vulnerable or underrepresented groups:

The Board of Governors is composed of twenty-five (25) members including:
- Fifteen (15) external Governors, thirteen (13) of whom shall be nominated by the Governance and Ethics Committee of the Board of Governors and two (2) of whom shall be nominated by the Concordia University Alumni Association;

An external Governor is any member who represents the community-at-large.

The Governance and Ethics Committee is composed of no fewer than three (3) external Governors and is chaired by an external Governor.

List of identified community stakeholders:

For a list of all external members of the Board of Governors, see:

A brief description of successful community stakeholder engagement outcomes from the previous three years:

The website URL where information about the institution’s community stakeholder engagement framework and activities is available:

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