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Liaison Malorie Imhoff
Submission Date March 4, 2014
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DePauw University
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Carol Steele
Sustainability Director
Academic Affairs
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2010

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:

"We recognize the journey to reaching our goal of carbon neutrality in 2040 includes changes to our relationship with our physical environment, just as it will include continued active concern for economic well-being and social justice for all peoples. Our Sustainability Master Plan is a roadmap in that journey, described in three primary sections of our embedded Climate Action Plan: Curricular and Co-curricular Education, Facilities and Operations, and Community and Communications. The goals of this Plan are reflected in the current Campus Master Plan, adopted in 2010. The DePauw Sustainability Director will lead the communal effort to reach the goals of the Sustainability Master Plan."


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:

The social dimensions of our strategic plan include:

Goal 1: Sustain and Enhance Sustainability-focused and Sustainability-related Curricular
Opportunities
Goal 2: Sustain and Enhance Sustainability-focused and Sustainability-related CoCurricular Activities
Goal 3: Create a Campus-wide Culture of Conservation
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Goal 5: Create a More Sustainable Campus Transportation System
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Goal 9: Serve as a Regional Leader in the Comprehensive Promotion of Sustainability


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:

Goal 4-8 are economically-related or economically-based sustainable goals that require working with the University to acquire their success.

Goal 4: Continue Improvements to Energy Efficiency
Goal 5: Create a More Sustainable Campus Transportation System
Goal 6: Invest in Renewable Energy Projects
Goal 7: Review University Investment Opportunities to Further Include Sustainability focused and Sustainability-related Funds
Goal 8: Enhance Sustainability Service Opportunities and Create Local Carbon Offset
Projects and Programs


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

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