Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.62
Liaison Teshome Molalenge
Submission Date Sept. 17, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Bridgewater College
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Anne Keeler
Vice President for Finance and Treasurer
Finance
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2,012

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:

Under subsection h of "The Bridgewater Experience" it speaks of the commitment of the College to environmental sustainability by stating,

"The College takes seriously its responsibilities to the environment, society and future generations. Construction, renovation, maintenance and landscaping will continue
to be designed and completed in cost‑effective ways to reduce energy and resource consumption. Appropriate cost‑effective renewable energy sources and operating
techniques will be utilized by the College. Principles of sustainability and stewardship will be part of the student experience and will be promoted within the entire College
community."


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:

Certain sections, such as speaking of equipping students to sustainably be a part of the "global context" of everyday life as well as "Commitment to Socioeconomic,
Geographic, Racial and Ethnic Diversity" highly promote social sustainability. There is also the subsection that speaks of community-based learning, so that the students will be able to continue their learning throughout all community settings and hopefully instill what they have learned into future generations.

Under subsection h of "The Bridgewater Experience" it speaks of the commitment of the college to environmental sustainability by stating,

"The College takes seriously its responsibilities to the environment, society and future generations. Construction, renovation, maintenance and landscaping will continue
to be designed and completed in cost‑effective ways to reduce energy and resource consumption. Appropriate cost‑effective renewable energy sources and operating
techniques will be utilized by the College. Principles of sustainability and stewardship will be part of the student experience and will be promoted within the entire College
community."


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:

The plan speaks of diversifying revenue to obtain more out-of-state and international students as well as increasing philanthropy so that the College's investment of funds and resources can be as sustainable as possible to allow for as much investment being put into future students as possible.
Also, on a different note, the plan seeks to reduce student debt so that students can most sustainably allocate their economic resources after they cease being a student.

Under subsection h of "The Bridgewater Experience" it speaks of the commitment of the College to environmental sustainability by stating,

"The College takes seriously its responsibilities to the environment, society and future generations. Construction, renovation, maintenance and landscaping will continue
to be designed and completed in cost‑effective ways to reduce energy and resource consumption. Appropriate cost‑effective renewable energy sources and operating
techniques will be utilized by the College. Principles of sustainability and stewardship will be part of the student experience and will be promoted within the entire College
community."


The website URL where information about the strategic plan is available:

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