Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 76.08
Liaison Leah Ceperley
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Dayton
EN-13: Community Service

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Complete 2.30 / 5.00 Leah Ceperley
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Facilities Management
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):

Percentage of students engaged in community service:

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

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

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:

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):

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

Community service is considered in all faculty annual merit review and as part of the tenure and promotion process. All members of the faculty are responsible for advancing the University, their discipline or interdisciplinary field and the community through service activities. This can include service to local, regional, national,and international,communities involves the application of the faculty member's discipline or field to projects that advance these communities and, in so doing, advance the stature of the University. Service activity related to the discipline or field, the University, and/or the community strengthens the University and affords faculty opportunities to advance their careers. To this end, the University provides guidelines that instruct units to develop policies that make explicit the value and importance of faculty service and establish expectations for service to the department, University, community and profession. These expectations may include standards for varied forms of participation, membership, and/or leadership positions per year for each member of the faculty. These standards should be consistent with policies for promotion and tenure, standards of accreditation, and other factors characteristic of the discipline or interdisciplinary field.

The Marianist Service Award was established in 1987 by Marianists working at the University of Dayton. Each year, this award honors two full-time staff whose behavior, over a significant number of years, is congruent with the University's Catholic and Marianist character of community service and social justice. The Lackner Award was given by the UD Marianists in 1985. The Marianist religious of the University established the award to honor a lay member of the UD faculty or staff who, over a long period of time, has made a significant contribution to the Catholic and Marianist character of the University of Dayton.

School of Engineering Vision Awards for faculty and staff. In 2016 as a result of the School's strategic planning process, the inaugural School of Engineering Faculty and Staff Vision Awards were presented. The awards recognized the innovation, creativity, entrepreneurial thinking and outstanding performance of our faculty and staff for their work as it relates to our School's values of community, innovation, excellence, engagement and service, including service to the off-campus community. Four Vision Awards are presented annually: Community, Innovation, Excellence, and Engagement and Service. The awardees receive a plaque and a monetary award in the amount of $2000.

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Part 1: the number of students used here (10,461) differs from IC-3. We used 10,461 because for the time period of the community service hours survey and reporting for the Carnegie reporting, the number of the undergraduate students was 10,461.
Part 2: the number of service hours is based on the University's Carnegie report, a conservative extrapolation based on survey data and information from program administrators and coordinators, presidents of clubs, faculty, deans' offices, and other University sources.

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