Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.81
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2012
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Slippery Rock University
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Herbert Carlson
Sustainability Officer
Facilities & Planning
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2,010

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 strategic plan of Slippery Rock University acknowledges that natural resources are diminishing and that its students and graduates will be forced to face challenges as resources dwindle. The plan looks to ongoing and future education and research activities as ways to engage and educate students towards finding sustainable solutions to environmental issues. The plan also lists activities of campus operations that aim to reduce the university's impact on the environment.


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 strategic plan recognizes the institution's responsibility in moving towards equality of opportunity. The plan focuses on assisting first generation college students, students of color, and low income students in obtaining a successful college education and experience. The strategic plan also addresses the importance of increasing the understanding of other 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 plan acknowledges financial benefits acquired from sustainability. The plan lists the reduction of institutional costs, increased private support, and increased student interest as a few of the ways that sustainability provides economic incentives to Slippery Rock.


The website URL where information about the strategic plan is available:

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