Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.16
Liaison Scott Doyle
Submission Date Oct. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

Ithaca College
PA-3: Inclusive and Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.62 / 3.00 Scott Doyle
Director
Energy Management and 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 Yes
Non-academic staff Yes

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

IC has an active Student Government Council as well as both a Staff Council and Faculty Council in addition to the Board of Trustees.


Total number of individuals on the institution’s highest governing body:
29

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:
1

Number of non-academic staff representing their peers as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
1

Number of women serving as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
10

Percentage of official members of the highest governing body that are women:
34.48

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?:
Yes

A brief description of the campus-community council or equivalent body that gives external stakeholders a regular voice in institutional decisions that affect them:

Several community members representing the Ithaca City School District and Cornell University are active participants on our Board of Trustees. Additionally, there were 4 community meetings held as a part of IC's strategic planning process to gain feedback from the public on the direction of IC investments. The President also holds monthly.ongoing meetings with community leaders, and Cabinet members serve on a number of community boards.


Number of people from underrepresented groups serving as official members of the institution’s highest governing body.:
7

Website URL where information about the institution’s governance structure is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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At Ithaca College we embrace the uniqueness of our community. The Board of Trustees includes individuals that bring perspectives from a variety of backgrounds and ethnicities.

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