Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.56
Liaison Kristeena Blaser
Submission Date Aug. 25, 2021

STARS v2.2

Oklahoma State University
PA-3: Inclusive and Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.12 / 3.00 Kristeena Blaser
Sustainability Coordinator
Energy Services
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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:

Student Government Association (elected position representing academic colleges and living groups). Freshman Representative Council (for incoming freshman). Staff Advisory Council members must be employed on a permanent basis (50% time or more and benefits eligible). The Faculty Council consists of 30 elected members of the General Faculty, which represent all branches and undergraduate colleges or divisions throughout the OSU system. The Faculty Council meets with the President and Provost monthly in an advisory capacity. There is also a Graduate Council, a Women's Faculty Council, Institutional Diversity Inclusion & Affinity groups, and Dean's Councils in each College.


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:
0

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:
2

Percentage of official members of the highest governing body that are women:
22.22

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.:
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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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A member of the Student Government Association Senate Body is elected by their peers to serve in a liaison position to represent the student body at Board of Regents meetings, although they are not official board members. Information requests for engagement in OSU governance by any entity may be made an advance of board meetings through written documents transmitted to the CEO of the Board of Regents.

http://regents.okstate.edu/board-regents

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