Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.40
Liaison Robert Sitler
Submission Date July 14, 2023

STARS v2.2

Stetson University
EN-6: Assessing Sustainability Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Audrey Burlie
Environmental Fellow
Environmental Fellows
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Does the institution conduct an assessment of sustainability culture?:

Which of the following best describes the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered to::
A subset of the campus community or a sample that may not be representative of the entire community

Which of the following best describes the structure of the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered::
Longitudinally to measure change over time

A brief description of how and when the cultural assessment(s) were developed and/or adopted:

Campus Survey - Once a year, the Environmental Fellows release a survey designed to gain the student perspective on campus sustainability initiatives. The results help us to gauge which projects to invest the Revolving Green Fund into.

A copy or sample of the questions related to sustainability culture:
A sample of the questions related to sustainability culture or the website URL where the assessment tool is available:

Please see attached PDF Revolving Green Fund Survey 2022.

A brief description of how representative samples were reached (if applicable) and how the cultural assessment is administered:

The assessment was administered via the Qualtrics software. It was sent out in a mass email through the Institutional Researc and Effectiveness Department to all Stetson University students, faculty, and stuff at the DeLand campus. The email was also further sent out to students by the Deans of the College of Arts and Sciences, Business School, and School of Music.

A brief summary of results from the cultural assessment:

In 2022, we had 509 respondents comprised of students, faculty, and staff. 80% of those surveyed care about Stetson's climate commitment. Approximately 86% of respondents believe that Stetson’s sustainability commitments are important. 62% of those surveyed want a campus sustainability coordinator. 56% of students want to raise the Revolving Green Fund fee by at least $5. Approximately 57% of respondents who agreed to increase also agreed to an amount $10 or larger.

Website URL where information about the assessment of sustainability culture is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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