Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.21
Liaison Jeremy King
Submission Date Sept. 19, 2022

STARS v2.2

Denison University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jeremy King
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of the President
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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?:

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

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:
75% or more

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

The Denison Office of Sustainability offers numerous lunch and learn and training opportunities each year. These are open to all employees, but generally target our support staff. Topics generally include recycling, procurement, and energy conservation.

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

Denison has a partnership with LinkedIn Learning. Through that partnership we make work place and professional development training available to all employees at no cost. There are 18 sustainability specific learning modules and numerous other sustainability-related modules.


Denison requires all employees to complete an annual training and certification class on Anti-Harassment, Title IX, and the Cleary Act. This training encompasses issues of bias and anti-racism.

Denison continues to offer a stipend and reimbursement to any faculty wishing to attend conferences and workshops related to developing curriculum around sustainability.

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

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

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

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