Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.61
Liaison Jennifer Palilonis
Submission Date Sept. 28, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Ball State University
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Dr. Terry King
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Administration
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2,007

Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the environmental dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the environmental dimensions of sustainability:

From the 2007-2012 Strategic Plan:

Objective E. Plan and execute new construction and renovations of campus facilities to best support learning, scholarship, institutional effectiveness, and quality of life.
•By 2011, complete renewal of three academic buildings.
•By 2012, construct two new academic buildings.
•By 2010, complete construction of recreation and wellness facility.
•By 2007, upgrade football stadium.
•By 2009, complete major renewal of L. A. Pittenger Student Center.
•By 2010, construct two new residence halls.
•By 2012, upgrade campus infrastructure to support the academic and support functions of the university.
•By 2012, complete renewal of Central Utility Plant.
•All new construction on campus will seek USGBC certification at the rating of LEED_NC Silver performance or better.
•All construction renovations will explore the possibility of USGBC certification at the rating of LEED_EB certified performance or better.
•By 2010, complete construction of new residence hall dining services.
Objective F. Increase the vitality of campus social and cultural life.
•By 2012, engage 20 percent more students over 2006–07 base in cocurricular and extracurricular experiences.
•By 2007, complete a plan for redeveloping Riverside Avenue and strengthening Greek life.
•By 2008, the Ball State University Council on the Environment, through its representative members, will create sustainability plans for each unit represented.
•By 2012, double the number of students who participate in enhanced living-learning community opportunities that are academically based and theme connected.
•By 2012, increase by 20 percent over 2006–07 base participation in cultural activities on campus.


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the social dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the social dimensions of sustainability:

From the 2007-2012 Strategic Plan:

Objective A. Increase student, staff, faculty, and family participation in a coordinated wellness program.
•By 2012, increase participation in recreation and wellness activities by 30 percent over 2006–07 base.
•By 2010, achieve 70 percent faculty and staff participation in the wellness program.
•By 2010, complete construction of recreation and wellness facility.
•Engage the campus community in a comprehensive discussion about conversion to a tobacco-free campus.
Objective D. Increase diversity of student, faculty, and staff populations and enhance the climate supporting diversity.
•By 2012, increase faculty diversity to 15 percent and staff diversity to 9.5 percent.


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the economic dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the economic dimensions of sustainability:

•All new construction on campus will seek USGBC certification at the rating of LEED_NC Silver performance or better.

•All construction renovations will explore the possibility of USGBC certification at the rating of LEED_EB certified performance or better.


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