Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.61
Liaison Makayla Bonney
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2020

STARS v2.2

Indiana University Bloomington
PA-3: Inclusive and Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.75 / 3.00 Tanjimul Alam
Sustainability Programs Assistant
Sustain IU
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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:

IU Student Government - https://iustudentgovernment.indiana.edu/
Indiana University Student Government (IUSG) exists to provide student input at the highest levels of faculty, staff, and administrative decision making. We work to improve the student experience and the university as whole by advocating for student ideas and well-being in a variety of ways.

There is also a separate Bloomington Faculty Council of elected faculty representatives, chaired by the Provost: https://bfc.indiana.edu/

IU Bloomington Professional Council - https://iubpc.indiana.edu/
The Bloomington Professional Council provides leadership in the continual improvement of university policies and practices that enhance the quality of life of the professional employee, while supporting the institutional mission.


Total number of individuals on the institution’s highest governing body:
9

Number of students representing their peers as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
1

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:
44.44

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:

The Transportation Policy and Safety Committee includes an appointed representative from the City of Bloomington who has voting privileges for policies such as major transportation infrastructure development and IU parking fees. https://bfc.indiana.edu/committees/campus/ctps.html

Additionally, City officials and City General Counsel sit on the IU/CBU City Coordination Committee, which includes the IU Architect's Office, Parking, Real Estate, and Real Estate Attorney and advises IU planning including land acquisition and development.


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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