Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 77.56
Liaison John Pumilio
Submission Date Oct. 11, 2022

STARS v2.2

Colgate University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 John Pumilio
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Yes

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:
1-24%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:

The institution makes cultural competence training and activities available to all employees. Colgate recently approved sustainability as one of the key competencies for all job descriptions and expectations.

There are many professional development opportunities for faculty and staff to cultivate sustainable practices on campus:
*Sustainability Lunch and Learns
*Sustainability Passport Program
*Sustainability Teaching Tables
*Sustainability Workshops at Faculty Retreat
*Foundations of Sustainability Six Week Course
*Race to Zero Waste Annual Event


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :

N/A


Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
75% or more

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :

Sustainability Behavioral Competency listed on all Colgate job descriptions and must be addressed during annual performance reviews:
"Understands the impact of decision-making and personal behavior in achieving the university’s commitment to a sustainable and carbon neutral campus; supports and advances the university’s sustainability initiatives; influences others to use sustainable practices."


Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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