Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 28.23
Liaison Brian Webb
Submission Date March 5, 2020

STARS v2.2

Houghton College
PA-3: Inclusive and Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.88 / 3.00 Brian Webb
Sustainability Coordinator
Center for Sustainability
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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 No
Non-academic staff Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal participatory or shared governance bodies:

The Student Government Association has decision-making power over how student fees are allocated and used and gets to participate in dialogue with other larger decision.

The body of the Faculty get to vote on various decisions affecting the curricular aspect of the institution.


Total number of individuals on the institution’s highest governing body:
27

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:
6

Percentage of official members of the highest governing body that are women:
22.22

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:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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