Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 28.80
Liaison Barry Schwalbe
Submission Date July 26, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Richland Community College
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Greg Florian
Vice President
Finance & Administration
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:
Yes

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

The sustainability committee was initially formed to review and gather information for the STARS report. Members of this committee were charged with reporting baseline information regarding the College’s current sustainability efforts in regard to the STARS criteria and to provide recommendations to the CIP Team (6-08) about which STARS criteria to pursue.
The committee spent a great deal of time researching the initial STARS criteria, and determining what “sustainability initiatives” the college already had in place. Initially, each committee member was assigned an area to research. Visits were conducted throughout the college to determine what STARS criteria Richland Community College had completed, which were in the planning stages, and which were not being considered currently. Periodic meetings were held to discuss the research and how to proceed. It was determined that the College is doing a great deal to enhance the sustainability of the College. The committee documented these findings. The committee now meets on an "as needed" basis.


Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Greg Florian, Vice-President of Finance and Administration
Andy Perry, Training Coordinator, Continuing and Professional Education
David Holtfreter, Director of Operations and Technical Services
Kathryn Mast, Director of Student Success, Enrollment Services
Carol Stokes, Biology Faculty
Keith Ashby, Business Faculty
Steve Vandiver, Director of Marketing
Nancy Sullivan, Network Administrator, Technical Services
Sandy Harmison, Director of Database Systems


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Does the institution have a sustainability office?:
No

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Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:
No

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