Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.33
Liaison James Biesecker
Submission Date Nov. 1, 2022

STARS v2.2

Gettysburg College
PA-3: Inclusive and Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.38 / 3.00 Jim Biesecker
Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning & Management
Facilities Services
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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:

Gettysburg College has a student senate which has a goal to provide a representative, unifying, and responsible government for students. We also have a Faculty Governance Committee, Faculty Council, Support Staff Council, Administrator Council, etc.


Total number of individuals on the institution’s highest governing body:
36

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:
1

Number of women serving as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
12

Percentage of official members of the highest governing body that are women:
33.33

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:

For over 20 years the College has organized a College and Community Advisory Committee. The committee consists of College Administration, Elected officials and local non profit and business representatives. Committee meets twice a year.


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:
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