Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.86
Liaison Aldo Pierini
Submission Date Sept. 16, 2021

STARS v2.2

Villanova University
PA-9: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00
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Does the institution have a formally established and active committee on investor responsibility (CIR) or equivalent body?:

The charter or mission statement of the CIR or other body which reflects social and environmental concerns or a brief description of how the CIR is tasked to address social and environmental concerns:
The University’s investment policies call for the University to exercise its rights as a shareholder to vote proxies in a socially responsible manner. To that end, the Committee on Social Responsibility Proxy Votes was established. The Committee is appointed by the President and chaired by the Vice President for Finance.
The Committee meets as needed. The Controller’s Office will be responsible for distributing the proxies of a socially responsible nature to the Committee for voting. Each vote will be determined by a majority of Committee members. The Vice President for Finance has final authority, as assigned by the President on each vote. The Committee prepares annually a report on its proxy votes for submission to the President

Does the CIR include academic staff representation?:

Does the CIR include non-academic staff representation?:

Does the CIR include student representation?:

Members of the CIR, including affiliations and role:
The Committee is appointed by the President and chaired by the Vice President for Finance. The Committee is comprised of up to 9 members, including one student nominee from the Student Government Association; one faculty member nominated by the Faculty Congress; one member from the College of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Law and Nursing nominated by each respective dean; and one other individual at large, designated by the President. The Controller will serve as an ex officio member.

Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:
No examples were available for disclosure.

Website URL where information about the institution’s committee on investor responsibility is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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