Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.20
Liaison Smith Getterman
Submission Date March 1, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Baylor University
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Smith Getterman
Assistant Director of Sustainability and Special Projects
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

The University Sustainability Committee acts as a sounding and advisory board for the Sustainability Coordinator. It meets on a monthly basis to help guide and give feedback on current and future university sustainability initiatives.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):

Smith Getterman- Chair— Director of Sustainability and Special Projects

Pattie Orr- VP for Information Technology & Dean of University Libraries

Curtis Odle- Assistant Director for Facilities and Operations, Campus Living and Learning

Kay Murdock- Staff Council Representative

David Copeland- Assistant Director of Resident Learning

Carl Flynn—Director, Marketing & Communications for ITS and University Libraries

Donna Kennedy—Senior Systems Analyst, Information Technology Services

Larry Lehr—Senior Lecturer, Environmental Science

Bradley E. Owens—Senior Lecturer, Journalism and Media Arts

Matt Penney—Director, Parking and Transportation Services

Vicki Pierce—Assistant Director of Housekeeping, Baylor Facility Services

Holly Rummage- Undergraduate Representative

Jack Reardon—Director of Operations, Baylor Facility Services

Rosemary Townsend- Director, Business Affairs & Community Partnerships

Andy Trimble— Director of Campus Grounds, Baylor Facility Services

Sascha Usenko—Assistant Professor, Environmental Science

Sinai P. Wood—Associate Professor, Baylor University Libraries

Richard Wright—Director, Procurement Services

Clare Paul- Marketing Manager, Facilities & Energy,
Baylor Facility Services

Ariel Russ- Environmental Manager, Baylor Facility Services

Paula Young- Director of Facilities and Operations, Athletics


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The Office of Sustainability is centrally located on campus and employs one full time employee, three student workers, and multiple interns throughout the year.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
2.50

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Smith Getterman

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

A brief description of just some of the achievements the Assistant Director of Sustainability and Special Projects and the University Sustainability Committee have collaborated on in the past three years:

Baylor Move-In Day recycling operations have led to a record breaking 16.3 tons recycled in 48 hours; doubled the diversion rate hitting 30% of recycled materials during Move In

Worked with campus partners to decrease overall campus energy expenditures by 6.6%

Moved to a 100% Styrofoam free campus

Campus recycling has increased to over 447 tons

Created and integrated the Sustainability Student Advisory Board

Installed reusable water bottle drinking stations throughout campus

Expanded recycling efforts outdoors with first outdoor recycling units


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
---

Job description for the sustainability officer position:
---

Job description for the sustainability officer position:
---

Job title of the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
---

Job description for the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
---

Job description for the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
---

Job title of the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
---

Job description for the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
---

Job description for the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
---

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
---

Additional documentation to support the submission:
---

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.