Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.14
Liaison Greg Lischke
Submission Date Dec. 7, 2016
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STARS v2.1

Ithaca College
PA-3: Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 3.00 Greg Lischke
Director EM&S
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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:

Our Student Government Association elects and submits three prospective student nominees to the Board's Governance Committe, which in turn nominates a slate of candidates for consideration and election by the entire Board. The alumni, faculty, student, and staff trustees are nominated to represent the entire community and college as a whole, not to directly represent their particular constituency.

Please reference this link for information on our Student Governance Council
http://www.ithaca.edu/orgs/sgc/


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:

Our Staff Council elects and submits three prospective staff nominees to the Board's Governance Committe, which in turn nominates a slate of candidates for consideration and election by the entire Board. The alumni, faculty, student, and staff trustees are nominated to represent the entire community and college as a whole, not to directly represent their particular constituency.

Please reference this link for information on our Staff Council
http://www.ithaca.edu/staffcouncil/


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:

Our Faculty Council elects and submits three prospective faculty nominees to the Board's Governance Committe, which in turn nominates a slate of candidates for consideration and election by the entire Board. The alumni, faculty, student, and staff trustees are nominated to represent the entire community and college as a whole, not to directly represent their particular constituency.

Please reference this link for information on our Faculty Council
http://www.ithaca.edu/fc/


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:

While we partner closely with the community, we do not currently have any such written documents in place.


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:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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