Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.82
Liaison Kimberly Reeves
Submission Date Feb. 20, 2015
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University of Colorado Colorado Springs
EN-13: Community Stakeholder Engagement

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Linda Kogan
Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution adopted a framework for community stakeholder engagement in governance, strategy and operations?:

A brief description of the policies and procedures that ensure community stakeholder engagement is applied systematically and regularly across the institution’s activities:

UCCS regularly and systematically engages community stakeholders regarding development as well as with many initiatives and strategies. Specifically, the university engages the community on updates to the Master Plan, Strategic Plans, new construction projects, academic colleges

A brief description of how the institution identifies and engages community stakeholders, including any vulnerable or underrepresented groups:

There are ongoing relationships with community members and underrepresented groups that are activated when there are new planning efforts or initiatives for collaboration on campus. The university connects with groups such as the LGBT Pride Center, Care and Share, and Urban Peak. These are mainly through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, as well as the Chancellor's Office

Diversity Strategic Pla
ongoing relationships
Office of Diversity and Inclusive
Chancellor's Office

List of identified community stakeholders:

Denver Scholarship Foundation
Pride Center
Urban Peak
City Council
University Club
Alumni Board
Chancellor's Ambassador Board
Letters Arts and Sciences Community Advising Board
Many others depending on the issue

A brief description of successful community stakeholder engagement outcomes from the previous three years:

In the 2020 Strategic Plan (completed 2012) there was input from a number of community groups including the Alumni Board, the Chancellor's Ambassador Board and the University Club. Across these three groups there is diverse representation.

In 2013/14 the Trails Micro Master Plan engaged the UCCS campus as well as the public including neighbors, trail advocates and enthusiasts, transportation advocates and concerned citizens.

The website URL where information about the institution’s community stakeholder engagement framework and activities is available:

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