Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.60
Liaison Mary Lucus
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Belmont University
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.67 / 2.00 Mary Lucus
Director, IR
Provost
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the municipal/local level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the municipal/local level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

Belmont was one of the sponsors of the recent Let's Move Nashville transportation plan to bring improved bus service, light rail and a connector tunnel under the city center. In addition to sponsoring the Citizens for Greater Mobility public relations campaign to promote the referendum, Belmont conducted petition drives on campus and in the community to get the referendum on the ballot and then organized voter registration campaigns to encourage folks to be sure they could vote their conscience on the matter.
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https://www.bizjournals.com/nashville/news/2018/01/26/from-hca-to-pinnacle-bank-see-who-has-donated-to.html#g/428162/40


Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the national level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the national level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the international level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the international level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years (if applicable):
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A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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