Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Tonie Miyamoto
Submission Date Sept. 12, 2011
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Colorado State University
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Ron Sega
Vice President and Enterprise Executive
Energy and the Environment
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2006

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:

Strategic Planning Area 3: Outreach and Engagement
"Integrate Colorado State’s university-wide expertise and cultural commitment to natural resource and environmental sustainability. Collaboration will promote Colorado State’s efforts toward environmental sustainability and be consistent with its investments in research and teaching
related to sustainable energy and environmental stewardship. Key Colorado State initiatives include the President’s Environment and Sustainability Committee, Warner College of Natural Resources, the School of Global Environmental Sustainability, and the Institute for the Built Environment."


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:

Strategic Planning Area 5: Diversity
"As we enter the 21st Century it is important to embrace the ways the land grant mission can be used to provide access to new audiences seeking to gain the opportunities afforded by higher education. The benefits derived from an educational environment that includes individuals reflective of our society cannot be overstated. It is only in such an environment that individuals come together to prepare themselves most effectively for their roles in a global society."


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:

Strategic Planning Area 4: Resources and Support
"Attaining the various objectives and goals outlined related to the institution’s mission – teaching, research, and service – is the responsibility of faculty, staff and administrators assigned to managing these initiatives. Yet,
these can only be accomplished with the assistance of central support functions that secure resources and marshal other critical support. Colorado State will invest in central and unit level administrative infrastructure to
ensure adequate administrative resources are available to support mission critical initiatives."

Includes Goals related to sustainable building investments and a commitment to identifying and adopting cost-effective alternative energies.


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

In addition to CSU's focus on sustainability within each of the Plan's major categories, the Spring 2011 SPARC (Strategic Planning) Committee is unifying the goals of sustainability into a long term guiding vision for the University.

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