Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.83
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date Jan. 9, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Western Kentucky University
EN-12: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.65 / 5.00 Christian Ryan
Sustainability Coordinator
WKU
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Number of students engaged in community service:
2,917

Total number of students :
20,456

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)?:
Yes

Total number of student community service hours contributed during a one-year period:
45,104

Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
Yes

A brief description of the practice of including community service on transcripts, if applicable:

Community Service is included on Student Engagement and Activities Transcripts, however it is not possible to run a report on just community service activities, so these are not included in the count above.
What is included is students that completed The $100 Solution projects, community service by student athletes, students that participated in Big Red's Blitz, and community service by Greek organizations.


Does the institution provide incentives for employees to participate in community service (on- or off-campus)?:
No

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

Employees are encouraged to engage in community service, but there is no university-wide policy or practice that includes incentives. Incentives may be offered on a case by case basis.


The website URL where information about the institution’s community service initiatives is available:
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