Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 26.56
Liaison Noah Hughes
Submission Date Dec. 31, 2022

STARS v2.2

Modesto Junior College
PA-3: Inclusive and Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Noah Hughes
Prof of Earth Sciences
Earth Sciences
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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:
Students: Associated Students of Modesto Junior College (ASMJC). This is a self-governing body that represents students in the participatory governance process at MJC

Academic staff: Academic Senate. The Academic Senate is the primary voice of faculty in academic and professional matters. Its elected members come from full time and adjunct faculty ranks, from both the East and West campuses, and from a broad array of programs.

Non-academic staff: California School Employees Association (CSEA). It is the largest classified school employee union in the United States, representing nearly 250,000 school support staff throughout California.

Total number of individuals on the institution’s highest governing body:
8

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:
7

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:
50

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:
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Number of people from underrepresented groups serving as official members of the institution’s highest governing body.:
2

Website URL where information about the institution’s governance structure is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Used MJC College Council as "shared governance body" in Part 1.
In Part 2 and Part 3, for "highest governing body", used YCCD Board and information as of 2/7/2023

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