|Submission Date||Sept. 2, 2020|
University of Guelph
PA-3: Inclusive and Participatory Governance
|3.00 / 3.00|
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|
A brief description of the institution’s formal participatory or shared governance bodies:
The University is governed by a 24 member Board of Governors and a 164 member Senate. These bodies both include academic staff, non-academic staff, student and community representation. Together these bodies are responsible and accountable for the governance of the University. The work of the Board and Senate is informed and supported by numerous other shared governance and advocacy groups at the University including student organizations.
Total number of individuals on the institution’s highest governing body:
Number of students representing their peers as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
Number of academic staff representing their peers as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
Number of non-academic staff representing their peers as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
Number of women serving as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
Percentage of official members of the highest governing body that are women:
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?:
A brief description of the campus-community council or equivalent body that gives external stakeholders a regular voice in institutional decisions that affect them:
The Town & Gown Committee was established to provide a forum for stakeholders to address issues of common concern that may include neighbourhood development/community relations, housing, the environment, economic activities, charitable/volunteer programs, recreational and cultural events, and health and safety issues. This group has been established as an informal body to facilitate discussion.
The vision of the Town and Gown Committee is to foster harmonious neighbourhoods where students live in Guelph.
The Town and Gown Committee mandate is to collaborate to enhance neighbourly behaviour and community engagement among students, landlords, and other community members in Guelph.
Number of people from underrepresented groups serving as official members of the institution’s highest governing body.:
Website URL where information about the institution’s governance structure is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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