Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.72
Liaison Christie-Joy Hartman
Submission Date May 12, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

James Madison University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.32 / 5.00 Steven Grande
Director
Community Service Learning
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
23782

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
12668

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
53.27

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)? (if data not available, respond 'No'):
Yes

Total number of student community service hours contributed during the most recent one-year period:
409553

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
17.22

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
No

Does the institution provide incentives for employees to participate in community service (on- or off-campus)? (Incentives may include voluntary leave, compensatory time, or other forms of positive recognition):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s employee community service initiatives:

Classified employees receive 16 hours of paid leave per leave year to perform volunteer services through eligible non-profit organizations within or outside their communities. Such service may be provided as a member of a service organization or through authorized school assistance.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Responsible party for service learning: Dr. Steve Grande, Director, Community Service Learning

Responsible party for staff service information: Rick Larson, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Training and Performance.

Additional information on community service: Three in four JMU alumni surveyed volunteered in their communities in the 12 months prior to a 2016 Gallup-Purdue survey about a number of dimensions shaping their personal well-being. See the full JMU report at http://www.jmu.edu/news/_files/galluppoll.pdf.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.