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Liaison Debbie Andres
Submission Date Aug. 26, 2016
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STARS v2.0

San Jose State University
PA-3: Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Stacy Gleixner
Chief of Staff
Office of the President
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Do all enrolled students, regardless of type or status, have an avenue to participate in one or more governance bodies (through direct participation or the election of representatives)?:
Yes

A brief description of the mechanisms through which students have an avenue to participate in one or more governance bodies:

All students can vote in the election of our Associated Students governing body.


Is there at least one student representative on the institution’s governing body who was elected by peers or appointed by a representative student body or organization?:
Yes

A brief description of student representation on the governing body, including how the representatives are selected:

Yes. There are 6 student members of the university's Academic Senate. They are all Associated Student members, elected to their positions by their peers.


Do students have a formal role in decision-making in regard to the following?:
Yes or No
Establishing organizational mission, vision, and/or goals Yes
Establishing new policies, programs, or initiatives Yes
Strategic and long-term planning Yes
Existing or prospective physical resources Yes
Budgeting, staffing and financial planning Yes
Communications processes and transparency practices ---
Prioritization of programs and projects No

A brief description of the formal student role in regard to each area indicated, including examples from the previous three years:

There are student representatives on the university's strategic planning board which also advises on the organizational mission, vision, and goals. The strategic plannings board is advisory to the president who sets the mission, vision, and strategic plan. There are student members on the Academic Senate which sets policies. There are student members on the campus planning board and the budget advisory committee. These committees advise the president on the facilities and budget.


Do all staff, regardless of type or status, have an avenue to participate in one or more governance bodies (through direct participation or the election of representatives)?:
No

A brief description of the mechanisms through which all staff have an avenue to participate in one or more governance bodies:

We do not have a dedicated governing body for staff. There are administrator representatives on the Academic Senate.


Is there at least one non-supervisory staff representative on the institution’s governing body who was elected by peers or appointed by a representative staff body or organization?:
No

A brief description of non-supervisory staff representation on the governing body, including how the representatives are selected:
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Do non-supervisory staff have a formal role in decision-making in regard to the following? :
Yes or No
Establishing organizational mission, vision, and/or goals No
Establishing new policies, programs, or initiatives No
Strategic and long-term planning No
Existing or prospective physical resources No
Budgeting, staffing and financial planning No
Communications processes and transparency practices ---
Prioritization of programs and projects No

A brief description of the formal staff role in regard to each area indicated, including examples from the previous three years:
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Do all faculty, regardless of type or status, have an avenue to participate in one or more governance bodies (through direct participation or the election of representatives)?:
Yes

A brief description of the mechanisms through which all faculty (including adjunct faculty) have an avenue to participate in one or more governance bodies:

Faculty representatives from each college are elected by their peers to the Academic Senate.


Is there at least one teaching or research faculty representative on the institution’s governing body who was elected by peers or appointed by a representative faculty body or organization?:
Yes

A brief description of faculty representation on the governing body, including how the representatives are selected:

Faculty representatives from each college are elected by their peers to the Academic Senate.


Do faculty have a formal role in decision-making in regard to the following?:
Yes or No
Establishing organizational mission, vision, and/or goals Yes
Establishing new policies, programs, or initiatives Yes
Strategic and long-term planning Yes
Existing or prospective physical resources Yes
Budgeting, staffing and financial planning Yes
Communications processes and transparency practices No
Prioritization of programs and projects No

A brief description of the formal faculty role in regard to each area indicated, including examples from the previous three years:

There are faculty representatives on the university's strategic planning board which also advises on the organizational mission, vision, and goals. The strategic plannings board is advisory to the president who sets the mission, vision, and strategic plan. There are faculty members on the Academic Senate which sets policies. There are faculty members on the campus planning board and the budget advisory committee. These committees advise the president on the facilities and budget.


The website URL where information about the institution’s governance structure is available:

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