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Liaison Tara Pike
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Nevada Las Vegas
PA-3: Governance

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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:

Consolidated Students of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (CSUN) is UNLV’s undergraduate student government. The purpose of CSUN is to represent the voice of students, build a campus community, and enhance the college experience for all UNLV Rebels.

CSUN has three branches: Executive, Legislative, and Judicial. Each branch has its own set of responsibilities.


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?:
No

A brief description of student representation on the governing body, including how the representatives are selected:
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Do students 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 No
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:
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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)?:
Yes

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

The Classified Staff Council represents and serves classified employees and is an advisory group to the president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Council recognizes the importance of being actively involved in creating a more collaborative campus community.

"Our goals are to create an inclusive campus environment, provide information and opportunities, and explore recommendations to recognize and reward our peers.

We believe this can be achieved in part by listening (communication), developing plans (working collaboratively with the campus community), and being an action-oriented group (constructively implementing said visions)."


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 No
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:

THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (NSHE) HAS DELEGATED TO THE FACULTY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA LAS VEGAS (UNLV) THE AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR ORGANIZING ITSELF. FURTHER, THE FACULTY SENATE IS AUTHORIZED TO REPRESENT THE FACULTY OF UNLV AND THE UNLV FACULTY SENATE IS GOVERNED BY ITS OWN INTERNAL BYLAWS. THESE BYLAWS DESCRIBE THE COMPOSITION OF THE SENATE, THE APPROVAL OF CURRICULUM, THE PROCEDURES OF FACULTY GRIEVANCE, AND THE FUNCTION AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE SEVERAL FACULTY SENATE COMMITTEES (19) WHICH PERFORM THE ACADEMIC FUNCTIONS OF THE SENATE AND UNIVERSITY.


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?:
No

A brief description of faculty representation on the governing body, including how the representatives are selected:
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Do faculty 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 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:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s governance structure is available:
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