Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, OK, US

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Silver - expired 51.92 Nov. 10, 2021 Casey Romero May 15, 2018 Download
Credit Status
Research and Scholarship Complete
Support for Research Complete
Open Access to Research Not Pursuing
Campus Engagement
Public Engagement
The Carnegie Foundation Elective Community Engagement Classification recognizes universities that have shown sustained excellence in collaborating with off-campus communities. OSU has continuously maintained this classification since 2006. In 2017, OSU was recognized in both the … read more
Credit Status
Community Partnerships Complete
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete
Continuing Education Complete
Community Service Complete
Participation in Public Policy Complete
Trademark Licensing Complete
Air & Climate
OSU's carbon footprint, which we have been tracking since 2006, has been greatly reduced by our purchase of wind power RECs that provide approximately 72% of the campus' electricity. Facilities Management recently instituted a No-Idle … read more
Credit Status
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete
Outdoor Air Quality Complete
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently recognized the Student Union as a certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) building. The impetus began as a student initiative and evolved into a $65 million … read more
Credit Status
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete
Building Design and Construction Complete
2017 marked the 10-year anniversary of the OSU Energy Management Program. Since its inception, OSU-Stillwater has avoided over $40M in energy costs, due in large part to the efforts of OSU faculty, staff and students … read more
Credit Status
Building Energy Consumption Complete
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete
Food & Dining
OSU's University Dining Services' collaboration with the Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center has resulted in dozens of Oklahoma companies providing food and beverage products to campus. Since 2009, growth in Made in … read more
Credit Status
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete
Sustainable Dining Complete
Nearly 28,000 square feet of turf grass areas were converted to native plant gardens that serve both as an educational tool but also to increase the number of pollinator gardens on campus. Students were involved … read more
Credit Status
Landscape Management Complete
Biodiversity Complete
We are dedicated to the efficient and effective use of resources and sustainability practices to conserve those resources. We are partnering with suppliers that can provide sustainable products at economically feasible prices. An example is … read more
Credit Status
Sustainable Procurement Complete
Electronics Purchasing Complete
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Complete
Office Paper Purchasing Complete
The OSU transit system not only serves the campus community but also City of Stillwater residents, which have no other mode of public transportation. OSU maintains a CNG fill station for the public and efforts … read more
Credit Status
Campus Fleet Complete
Student Commute Modal Split Complete
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete
The creation of a recycling department and recycling center in 2013, along with comprehensive outreach efforts and participation from the campus community, has resulted in OSU increasing its recycle rate from 3% in our baseline … read more
Credit Status
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Not Pursuing
Hazardous Waste Management Complete
Energy Services operates OSU's Water Treatment Plant. This Plant draws raw water from Lake Carl Blackwell, 8 miles west of Stillwater. The water is treated in the Plant, making it potable, and distributed to every … read more
Credit Status
Water Use Complete
Rainwater Management Complete
Coordination & Planning
Diversity & Affordability
OSU’s Division of Institutional Diversity has a number of programs and initiatives that support students, faculty, and staff, as outlined below. In addition to the listed programs that help facilitate the success of underrepresented and … read more
Credit Status
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete
Affordability and Access Complete
Investment & Finance
Credit Status
Committee on Investor Responsibility Not Pursuing
Sustainable Investment Not Pursuing
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing
Wellbeing & Work
Due to cuts in our state appropriations, OSU has struggled to maintain compensation levels that are competitive for our staff and faculty positions. However, we have worked very hard to ensure that the wages earned … read more
Credit Status
Employee Compensation Complete
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete
Wellness Program Complete
Workplace Health and Safety Complete

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