Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 32.70
Liaison Carl Powell
Submission Date Jan. 10, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Ringling College of Art and Design
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Tracy Wagner
VP of Finance & Administration
Business Affairs
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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:

The Sustainability Committee is charged with reviewing current and proposed sustainability practices, providing oversight in the implementation of such practices, raising awareness of sustainability practices and devising the appropriate communication of such practices. Working collaboratively, the Committee will entertain proposals from various campus constituencies. The Committee functions in an advisory capacity to the President.


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

The Committee is composed of the Assistance Vice President and Director of Facilities; The Director of Environmental Health and Safety; the Associate Dean for Residence Life; the Dean of Admissions; the Project Manager/Facilities Designer; the Field Service Manager; the Food Service Director; a minimum of two, regular, full-time (not Visiting) faculty members; two students; staff member(s) nominated by the VP for Human & Organizational Development; a staff member from Institutional Technology; and a staff member from Human Resources.


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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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
No

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Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

Through an institutional-wide, collaborative effort spearheaded by the Director of Environmental Health and Safety, endorsed, supported and fulfilled by the College's Senior Officers with the support of various administrative staff and key members of the Sustainability Committee, the Ringling College of Art and Design was recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education with a STARS Bronze Rating in 2014.


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