Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.47
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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Portland State University
IC-1: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Amanda Wolf
Program + Assessment Coordinator
Campus Sustainability Office
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Institution type: Associate (i.e., short-cycle), Baccalaureate, Doctoral/Research, or Master's:
Doctoral/Research

Institutional control (Public, Private for-profit, or Private non-profit):
Public

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:

Portland State University campus provides Baccalaureate, Masters, Doctorate, and Certificate programs.

The campus includes a School of Public Health (a partnership with Oregon Health Science University) and a well known Speech and Hearing clinic providing diagnostic and interventions services for children and adults with communication challenges.

Our students and faculty put theory to practice and work with businesses, nonprofits, civic groups, and government agencies to solve real problems facing our region. Harnessing the strengths of community engagement, PSU has been established as a leading urban research university.

The university is an urban campus located in the heart of downtown Portland, Oregon. The institutional boundary includes 50 acres of the main campus. The campus does have some leased storage areas (such as library warehouse and boathouse), but these areas were not included in this report.


Which of the following features are present on campus and which are included within the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school No No
Other professional school with labs and clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) Yes Yes
Satellite campus No No
Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Hospital No No

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:
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Additional documentation to support the submission :
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