The Ohio State University at Mansfield
Mansfield, OH, US
|Rating||Score||Liaison||Submission Date||Executive Letter|
|Expired||Expired||Tony Gillund||Jan. 14, 2014||Download|
|Full-time Equivalent Enrollment||1,060|
|Number of Undergraduate Students||1,155|
|Number of Graduate Students||49|
|Full-time Equivalent Employees||147|
|Endowment size||Not Available|
|Percentage of students that are Residential||16.4|
|Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter||65.4|
|Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter||18.2|
|Percentage of students that are On-line only||0.0|
|Gross square feet of building space||476,959.0|
|Gross square feet of laboratory space||Not Available|
|Acres of cultivated grounds||32.0|
|Acres of undeveloped land||582.0|
|Feature||Is Present?||Is Included in Report|
|Agricultural experiment station||No||No|
The Mansfield campus is located in north-central Ohio and consists of 640 contiguous acres. Approximately 10% of it is developed with program uses, mainly to the center of the acreage. The balance is in woodlands. The campus terrain consists of streams, wetlands, floodplain, new and old growth woodlands, and changes in topography. Several key infrastructure routes, including overhead transmission lines, traverse the campus. The land has natural beauty and holds opportunities programmatically, financially, and in our connection with the community.
The Mansfield Campus is the site of co-located institutions: The Ohio State University at Mansfield and North Central State College
The STARS analysis for Education and Research (ER) credits, most of the Operations (OP), and Planning, Administrative and Engagement (PAE) credits is specific to Ohio State Mansfield. The OP credits for energy, water, waste management are for all campus buildings. Weight Campus Users data are for student, faculty and staff of both institutions.
Student and employee data are for Autumn 2013.
Endowment size: Endowment for The Ohio State regional campuses is part of the overall endowment pool for The Ohio State University. Separate endowment funds are not defined for the regional campuses.
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The Ohio State University at Mansfield has many services available to help students be successful in the classroom and in the community.
|Student Sustainability Educators Program||Not Pursuing|
|Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign||Not Pursuing|
|Sustainability in New Student Orientation||Not Pursuing|
|Sustainability Outreach and Publications||Complete|
|Organic Garden||Not Pursuing|
|Model Room in a Residence Hall||Not Pursuing|
|Themed Housing||Not Pursuing|
|Sustainable Enterprise||Not Pursuing|
|Outdoors Program||Not Pursuing|
|Themed Semester or Year||Complete|
The Ohio State University at Mansfield
Bachelor's Degrees: Students can complete all of the requirements at the Mansfield campus for a Bachelor's degree in each of the following: Business, Criminology, Early and Middle Childhood Education (pre-licensure), English, History, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology
Minors: Students can complete the requirements at the Mansfield campus for a minor in: Art Studio, Criminology, Education, English, History, Professional Writing, Psychology, Sexuality Studies, Sociology, Theatre
In addition, students can complete most of the required coursework on the Mansfield campus for a Bachelor's degree in: Criminology, Sociology
...or begin at the Mansfield campus in any of the more than 170 majors offered through The Ohio State University!
At the Master's level, students can complete requirements for degrees in: Early and Middle Childhood Education (Master of Arts), Social Work (Master of Social Work)
|Sustainability Course Identification||Complete|
|Sustainability Courses by Department||Complete|
|Sustainability Learning Outcomes||Complete|
|Undergraduate Program in Sustainability||Complete|
|Graduate Program in Sustainability||Not Applicable|
|Sustainability Immersive Experience||Not Applicable|
|Sustainability Literacy Assessment||Not Pursuing|
|Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses||Complete|
Research opportunities at Ohio State Mansfield include, though are not limited to, the following:
Arts & Humanities
Education & Human Ecology
Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology and Microbiology
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Math & Physical Sciences
Faculty in many departments are interested in sponsoring undergraduate research.
|Sustainability Research Identification||Complete|
|Faculty Engaged in Sustainability Research||Complete|
|Departments Engaged in Sustainability Research||Complete|
|Sustainability Research Incentives||Complete|
|Interdisciplinary Research in Tenure and Promotion||Complete|
The Mansfield Campus Plant Operations & Maintenance (POM) Department oversees eleven major buildings and seven student residence halls (i.e., apartment buildings) totaling approximately 477,000 gross sq. ft. and 640 acres of grounds. The Mansfield Campus project management group is responsible for campus construction, renovation and restoration projects, and current and future space planning.<< show less
|Building Operations and Maintenance||Complete|
|Building Design and Construction||Not Applicable|
|Indoor Air Quality||Complete|
The Mansfield Campus Plant Operations & Maintenance Department is pursuing initiatives to respond to impacts on the climate from its current facilities.
|Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory||Complete|
|Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction||Not Pursuing|
|Air Travel Emissions||Not Pursuing|
|Local Offsets Program||Not Pursuing|
Dining services on the Mansfield Campus (The Ohio State University at Mansfield and co-located institution North Central State College) are currently operated by The Ohio State University Dining Services.
|Food and Beverage Purchasing||Not Pursuing|
|Trayless Dining||Not Pursuing|
|Guidelines for Franchisees||Not Pursuing|
|Pre-Consumer Food Waste Composting||Not Pursuing|
|PostConsumer Food Waste Composting||Not Pursuing|
|Food Donation||Not Pursuing|
|Recycled Content Napkins||Complete|
|Reusable Container Discounts||Not Pursuing|
|Reusable To-Go Containers||Not Pursuing|
The Mansfield Campus Plant Operations & Maintenance (POM) Department oversees eleven major buildings and seven residence halls totaling approximately 477,000 gross sq. ft. and 640 acres of grounds at the Mansfield Campus. The Mansfield Campus senior administrative staff seek to incorporate short-term and long-term energy-efficient operations.<< show less
|Building Energy Consumption||Complete|
|Clean and Renewable Energy||Not Pursuing|
|Timers for Temperature Control||Complete|
|Vending Machine Sensors||Not Pursuing|
|Energy Management System||Complete|
Mansfield Campus groundskeeping staff are responsible for the care of campus grounds, which includes mowing, weeding, leaf removal, turf renovation, ornamental and herbaceous planting, pruning and removals.
Also, activities include daily policing of campus grounds to remove trash and debris from lawn, roadways, parking lots, sidewalks, building entryways.
Maintenance and repair of trucks, tractors, riding mowers, golf carts, snow plows, lawn mowers, weed eaters, chainsaws and hand tools are provided by this department.
During the winter, grounds staff is responsible for the removal of snow and ice from parking lots, roadways and sidewalks.
Since the 2007, 95% of annual landscape beds have been reverted to natural perennial beds or lawn, half of manicured lawn areas reverted to fields & woodlands and use of all lawn chemicals ceased.
|Integrated Pest Management||Complete|
|Tree Campus USA||Not Pursuing|
|Snow and Ice Removal||Complete|
|Landscape Waste Composting||Complete|
The mission of the Business Office and Purchasing Department are to process related activities and to procure high quality goods and services for the best value.
|Computer Purchasing||Not Pursuing|
|Cleaning Products Purchasing||Not Pursuing|
|Office Paper Purchasing||Complete|
|Vendor Code of Conduct||Complete|
|Historically Underutilized Businesses||Complete|
The Ohio State University at Mansfield is primarily a commuter campus. The Richland County Transit Board provides bus service for students and staff to the campus several times during the day and evening hours, Monday through Friday. There is a reduced fare for students when they show a current campus ID.
|Student Commute Modal Split||Not Pursuing|
|Employee Commute Modal Split||Not Pursuing|
|Bicycle Sharing||Not Pursuing|
|Facilities for Bicyclists||Complete|
|Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan||Not Pursuing|
|Mass Transit Programs||Complete|
|Condensed Work Week||Complete|
|Carpool/Vanpool Matching||Not Pursuing|
|Cash-out of Parking||Not Pursuing|
|Carpool Discount||Not Pursuing|
|Local Housing||Not Pursuing|
|Prohibiting Idling||Not Pursuing|
|Car Sharing||Not Pursuing|
The Mansfield Campus is pursuing waste management initiatives to respond to the creation of waste generated by student, faculty and staff activities and events, as well as campus building, renovation and construction projects.
|Waste Reduction||Not Pursuing|
|Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion||Not Applicable|
|Electronic Waste Recycling Program||Complete|
|Hazardous Waste Management||Complete|
|Materials Exchange||Not Pursuing|
|Chemical Reuse Inventory||Complete|
|Move-In Waste Reduction||Not Pursuing|
|Move-Out Waste Reduction||Not Pursuing|
The Mansfield Campus Plant Operations & Maintenance (POM) Department constantly seeks efficient water consumption operations and sound stormwater management practices.
|Building Water Metering||Complete|
|Non-Potable Water Usage||Not Pursuing|
|Weather-Informed Irrigation||Not Applicable|
The Dean/Director and the Superintendent of Plant Operations & Maintenance (POM) oversee the coordination and planning for operations at The Ohio State University at Mansfield.
|Physical Campus Plan||Complete|
|Climate Action Plan||Complete|
The Ohio State University at Mansfield is committed to campus diversity & affordability initiatives. The campus coordinator’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: leads up campus diversity initiatives and programs; develops, implements, and evaluates campus diversity plan; serves as coordinator of campus diversity advisory board; advocates for and leads campus efforts to recruit and retain minority students, faculty, and staff.<< show less
|Diversity and Equity Coordination||Not Pursuing|
|Measuring Campus Diversity Culture||Complete|
|Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups||Not Pursuing|
|Support Programs for Future Faculty||Complete|
|Affordability and Access Programs||Not Pursuing|
|Gender Neutral Housing||Not Pursuing|
|Employee Training Opportunities||Complete|
|Student Training Opportunities||Not Pursuing|
The Office of Human Resources is committed to fostering a culture that attracts, inspires and celebrates excellence in people to ensure that The Ohio State University at Mansfield is successful in realizing its mission.
|Employee Satisfaction Evaluation||Complete|
|Staff Professional Development in Sustainability||Complete|
|Sustainability in New Employee Orientation||Complete|
|Employee Sustainability Educators Program||Not Pursuing|
|Employee Wellness Program||Complete|
|Socially Responsible Retirement Plan||Complete|
The Ohio State regional campuses are part of the overall endowment pool for The Ohio State University. Separate endowment funds are not defined for the regional campuses.
|Committee on Investor Responsibility||Not Pursuing|
|Positive Sustainability Investments||Complete|
|Student-Managed Sustainable Investment Fund||Not Pursuing|
|Sustainable Investment Policy||Complete|
|Investment Disclosure||Not Pursuing|
The Ohio State University at Mansfield is active in and around the community. Multiple events per year are hosted on campus, and students, faculty and staff are active in service projects, volunteerism, and other public engagement opportunities in the Mansfield area.<< show less
|Community Sustainability Partnerships||Not Pursuing|
|Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability||Complete|
|Sustainability in Continuing Education||Not Applicable|
|Community Service Participation||Complete|
|Community Service Hours||Complete|
|Sustainability Policy Advocacy||Complete|
|Graduation Pledge||Not Pursuing|
|Community Service on Transcripts||Not Pursuing|
|Farmers' Market||Not Applicable|
|New Student Orientation||Not Started|
|Food Education||Not Started|
|Food and Beverage Purchases||Not Started|
|Confinement-Free Food Purchases||Not Started|
|Vegetarian-Fed Food Purchases||Not Started|
|Hormone-Free Food Purchases||Not Started|
|Seafood Purchases||Not Started|
|Energy Initiatives||Not Started|
|Energy Use by Type||Not Started|
|Bike Sharing||Not Started|
|Water Initiatives||Not Started|
|Sustainability Staffing||Not Started|
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE
staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.