Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 38.32
Liaison Debbie Namugayi
Submission Date March 30, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Eastern Kentucky University
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Debbie Namugayi
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

In accordance with EKU’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and to reducing our environmental impact, the Responsible Environmental Stewardship Committee serves to: (a) Increase and improve the praxis and teaching of sustainability and environmental stewardship across all university areas (e.g., teaching, research, service, programs, operations), including but not limited to energy diversification, transportation, and waste management; (b) Assist, advise and support the Office of Sustainability’s initiatives.

http://sustainability.eku.edu/about-us


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):

Will Keaton - Chair
Assistant Director Student life
Office: Powell 128
Email: william.keaton@eku.edu

Caelin Scott - Vice Chair
Training Administrator, Center for Career & Workforce Development
Office: Perkins 200
Email: caelin.scott@eku.edu

Alice Jones
Chair (UP) CARES/Professor, Geography
Office: Keith 133
Email: alice.jones@eku.edu

John Cook
Associate Director, Facilities Services, Custodial Services
Office: Gentry
Email: john.cook@eku.edu

Jen Koslow
Assistant Professor, Biology
Office: Moore 339
Email: jennifer.koslow@eku.edu

Lisa Moore
Student Support Services Manager, Residential Networking
Office: Combs 230
Email: lisa.moore@eku.edu

Bruce Pratt
Professor, Dept. of Agriculture
Office: Craft Research Building
Email: bruce.pratt@eku.edu

Melinda Wilder
Director/Professor, Natural Areas
Office: NSB 3106
Email: melinda.wilder@eku.edu

Randy Wilson
Program Coordinator, Facilities Services
Office: Gentry
Email: randy.wilson@eku.edu

Avi Brisman
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice & Police Studies
Office: Stratton 311
Email: avi.brisman@eku.edu

Jason Marion
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
Office: Dizney 233
Email: jason.marion@eku.edu

Scott Townsend
Associate Professor, School of Clinical Education Prep
Office: NSB 3115
Email: scott.townsend@eku.edu

Karen Lynn
Writer/Editor, EKU Branding & Marketing
Office: Jones 417
Email: karen.lynn@eku.edu

Keith Tate
Associate Director, Facilities Services, Buildings
Office: Gentry Building
Email: keith.tate@eku.edu

Lora Snider
Executive Director, University Business Services
Office: Jones 120
Email: lora.snider@eku.edu

Steve Caudill
Finance & Business Operations Administrator
Office: Coates 113
Email: steve.caudill@eku.edu

http://sustainability.eku.edu/ecres-committee-list-2013-2014


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The Office of Sustainability is led by Mr. Patrick McKee, Sustainability manager who is a full-time staff employee. In addition to Mr. McKee, 4 student employees contribute up to 80 hours/week assisting the Office of the Sustainability.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
1

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Patrick McKee, Sustainability Manager

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

EKU's Sustainability Network is a body of over 50 members who are directly involved in the progression of EKU's Sustainability Strategic Plan. A few examples of accomplishments the Sustainability Network has achieved over the past three years includes drafting EKU's Climate Action & Resiliency Plan, editing the EKU Sustainable Building Guidelines, and assisting in the planning and coordination of events like the #EKULocal Festival, TrashFash, and the Earth Day Festival.


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
---

Job description for the sustainability officer position:
---

Job description for the sustainability officer position:
---

Job title of the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
---

Job description for the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
---

Job description for the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
---

Job title of the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
---

Job description for the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
---

Job description for the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
---

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
---

Additional documentation to support the submission:
---

Patrick McKee - Sustainability Manager

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.