Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michael Gulich
Submission Date March 27, 2013
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Purdue University
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Michael Gulich
Director of University Sustainability
University Sustainability
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2008

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:

The New Synergies Strategic Plan includes sustainability as a strategy common to all primary goals; the plan addresses the environmental dimensions of sustainability as follows:

Promote sustainability consciousness by attending to environmental and ecological stewardship including creating “green “ buildings based on value driven decision processes informed by life cycle costing; social equity and economic vitality; and conducting best practices with designated responsibilities, oversight, and accountability, engaging advisory input from constituencies.


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 New Synergies Strategic Plan includes sustainability as a strategy common to all primary goals; the plan addresses the social dimensions of sustainability (diversity, equity, and inclusion) as follows:

The Statement of Integrity states: To ensure our integrity, we safeguard academic freedom, open inquiry, and debate in the best interests of education, enrichment, and our personal and professional development. We embrace human and intellectual diversity and inclusiveness. We uphold the highest standards of fairness, act as responsible citizens, respect equality and the rights of others, and treat all individuals with dignity.

The Mission of Purdue is as follows: Commitment to People - Purdue University serves diverse populations of Indiana, the nation, and the world through discovery that expands the frontiers of knowledge, learning that nurtures the sharing of knowledge, and engagement that promotes the application of knowledge.

The characteristics of that mission include: Learner-centered, inspiring, and nurturing educational communities marked by human and intellectual diversity, and the promotion of a dynamic culture of equity and inclusion for all people, in a pervasively supportive climate that fosters excellence of students, faculty, and staff.

The characteristics of the primary goal Launching Tomorrow’s Leaders include: A learning environment immersed in a rich and dynamic culture of diversity, equality and inclusion for all people, with widespread support and a diverse educational climate for an evolving global society.

A strategy common to all primary goals under Culture is as follows: Foster a more diverse and inclusive campus community, and encourage such a community in the West Lafayette/Lafayette area, by promoting cultural awareness, collegiality, and by cultivating respect for diverse people and cultures.


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:

The New Synergies Strategic Plan includes sustainability as a strategy common to all primary goals; the plan addresses the financial dimensions of sustainability as follows:

Promote sustainability consciousness by attending to environmental and ecological stewardship including creating “green “ buildings based on value driven decision processes informed by life cycle costing; social equity and economic vitality; and conducting best practices with designated responsibilities, oversight, and accountability, engaging advisory input from constituencies.

A strategy for the goal Launching Tomorrow’s Leaders is as follows: Substantially increase student financial aid in order to provide need-based and merit-based scholarships to increase competitiveness in student recruitment and retention, and to reduce student debt upon graduation.

A key priority is as follows: Build on Purdue’s current strengths, with investments in new facilities and infrastructure, and develop new business plans for financial sustainability.

A key priority is as follows: Achieve competitive compensation for faculty and staff.


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