Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.32
Liaison Lindsay Walker
Submission Date Oct. 14, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Humber College
PA-3: Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 3.00 Lindsay Walker
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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Do the institution’s students have a representative body through which they can participate in governance (e.g. a student council)? :
Yes

Do the institution’s students have an elected representative on the institution’s highest governing body?:
Yes

A brief description of the bodies and mechanisms through which students are engaged in governance, including information to support each affirmative response above:

The Humber Students' Federation is the official student government of Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber. http://humberlife.com/about/mission-vision/

The president of HSF (elected on an annual basis by the student body) sits on Humber's Board of Governors.
http://www.humber.ca/about-humber/corporate-info/board-governors


Do the institution’s staff members have a representative body through which they can participate in governance (e.g. a staff council)?:
Yes

Do the institution’s non-supervisory staff members have an elected representative on the institution’s highest governing body?:
Yes

A brief description of the bodies and mechanisms through which staff are engaged in governance, including information to support each affirmative response above:

Humber's staff elect one administrative and one support (staff) representative onto the Board of Governors. The term is three years. The positions on the Board are nominated by their peers (administrative for the admin staff position, the support vote for the support staff position) with an election following.

Humber College Council is made up of both staff (supervisory and non-supervisory) and faculty from across the college (current member list: http://www.humber.ca/wearehumber/staff/committees/college-council)

The council’s mandate includes reporting back to the President on key items after each monthly meeting.

Humber's support staff are members of Humber Support Staff union OPSEU local 563 (http://humbersupportunion.org/)


Do the institution’s teaching and research faculty have a representative body through which they can participate in governance (e.g. a faculty senate)?:
Yes

Do the institution’s teaching and research faculty have an elected representative on the institution’s highest governing body? :
Yes

A brief description of the bodies and mechanisms through which teaching and research faculty are engaged in governance, including information to support each affirmative response above:

Humber's faculte elect one faculty representative onto the Board of Governors. The term is three years. The positions on the Board are nominated by their peers (faculty) with an election following.

Faculty are members of Humber College Council. Faculty are also members of Humber Faculty Union, OPSEU Local 562 (http://humberfacultyunion.org/).


Does the institution have written policies and procedures to identify and engage external stakeholders (i.e. local residents) in land use planning, capital investment projects, and other institutional decisions that affect the community?:
No

A copy of the written policies and procedures:
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The policies and procedures:
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Does the institution have formal participatory or shared governance bodies through which community members representing the interests of the following stakeholder groups can regularly participate in institutional governance?:
Yes or No
Local government and/or educational organizations No
Private sector organizations No
Civil society (e.g. NGOs, NPOs) No

A brief description of the bodies and mechanisms through which external stakeholders are engaged in institutional governance (including information about each stakeholder group selected above):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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