Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.14
Liaison Jeff Spoelstra
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Western Michigan University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
4.43 / 5.00 Brian Gogan
Professor
English
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
22,562

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
18,298

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
81.10

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

Total number of student community service hours contributed during the most recent one-year period:
1,164,905

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
51.63

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

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):
Yes

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

Yes: awards; for example, the service-learning

And, also, some parts of campus allot staff time to community engagement-for example the Office of Diversity and Inclusion assigned some of staff time to the Kalamazoo Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation initiative.

Map showing community engagement: https://wmugeography.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=304c1023a622454b846df9140c6f7f5d


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data from FY 2017-2018. Data collected as part of our process to reclassify for Community Engagement designation with the Carnegie Foundation.

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