Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Ruth Miller
Submission Date March 7, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Gettysburg College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jim Biesecker
Director of Facilites Planning & Management
Facilities Services Office
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee, office, and/or officer that focuses on sustainability broadly and covers the entire institution?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the committee(s), office(s), and/or officer(s) during the previous three years:
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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:

Gettysburg College is committed to environmental stewardship in all of its activities. In practice, this means we work to enhance and protect the environment through our teaching, research, service, operations, decision-making, and all aspects of our daily lives. As a learning institution, we believe Gettysburg College community members are collectively and individually responsible for the way our actions and choices impact the local and global environment.

We recognize that achieving environmental sustainability is an evolving practice and requires our ongoing diligence. To this end, we are committed to practices and programs that are in keeping with the College's larger strategic objectives. The Gettysburg College Sustainability Advisory Committee pledges to guide the campus process for engaging this mission.


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

Co-Chairs:
Randall K. Wilson, Associate Professor, Environmental Studies
James Biesecker, Director of Facilities Management & Planning

Members:
John Beauchamp, Grounds Manager
Andrea Carson '12
Sara Tower '12
Anne Cherry, Assistant Director of Advancement Systems
Paul Fairbanks, Associate Director of Web Communications & Electronic Media
Rhonda Good, Associate Provost for Planning, Facilities & Technology
Gretchen Natter, Director of The Center for Public Service
Peter North, Director of Auxiliary Services and Life Safety Manager
Pat Verderosa, Assistant Director of Procurement Service
Victor Arcelus, Assistant Dean of College Life / Director of Residence Life


The website URL where information about the sustainability committee(s) is available:
Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
No

A brief description of each sustainability office:
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Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
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The website URL where information about the sustainability office(s) is available:
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
No

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
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A brief description of each sustainability officer position:
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The website URL where information about the sustainability officer(s) is available:
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