Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.54
Liaison Kevin Miller
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Goshen College
PA-3: Inclusive and Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.13 / 3.00 Kevin Miller
Sustainability Coordinator
Advancement
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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:

Students are represented by the Student Senate, an annually elected body, whose mission is to advocate for students' rights and support the quality of students' educational and academic experience. https://www.goshen.edu/senate.
Faculty are represented by the annually elected Faculty Chair, who sits on the President's Cabinet, and by the monthly Teaching Faculty Forum, as well as Department Chairs.
Administrative Staff/Employees are represented by the monthly Administrative and Teaching Faculty meeting and by department chairs.


Total number of individuals on the institution’s highest governing body:
15

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:
0

Number of women serving as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
4

Percentage of official members of the highest governing body that are women:
26.67

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:
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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:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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