Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.59
Liaison Julie Price
Submission Date July 29, 2016
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STARS v2.1

University of Alabama at Birmingham
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Julie Price
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability
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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 a steering committee that oversees and coordinates university efforts in sustainability. It provides guidance and support services to individuals, units, departments, the Sustainability Coordinator, and the administration of the University.

1. The full Committee shall consist of 2 main sub-groups with specific membership criteria, as well as individuals that wish to attend meetings as needed:
a. Faculty Sustainability Committee. Members who are selected per membership criteria below (Article VI).
b. Operations Sustainability Committee. Members are selected per membership criteria below (Article VI).


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

1. Faculty Sustainability Committee
a. Faculty Senate Representative
b. College of Arts and Sciences
c. Collat School of Business
d. School of Dentistry
e. School of Education
f. School of Engineering
g. School of Health Professions
h. School of Medicine
i. School of Nursing
j. School of Optometry
k. School of Public Health
l. The Graduate School
m. Sustainability Coordinator (ex officio)

2. Operations Sustainability Committee
a. Faculty Senate Representative
b. Office of Public Relations and Marketing
c. Campus Purchasing
d. Hospital Purchasing
e. Business and Auxiliary Services
f. Energy Management
g. University-Wide Research Centers—member of Council of Center Directors or of Council of Center Administrators.
h. Information Technology (IT)
i. Office of the Provost (Academic and Student Service Operations)
j. Equity and Diversity
k. OH&S
l. Development/Alumni Relations
m. Undergraduate student (selected by SGA)
n. Graduate/Professional student (selected by GSA)
o. Building Administrator
p. Senior Facilities Officer (ex officio)
q. Sustainability Coordinator (ex officio


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The UAB Sustainability program is administered through the Facilities Division, but is charged with enterprise-wide sustainability programs. The office includes 2 FTE and between 3 and 12 interns (grad and undergrad) depending on time of year and workload.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
2

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Julie Price, Sustainability Coordinator. Bambi Ingram, Program Administrator.

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:

The committees described above are enterprise-wide and are included on the President's annual list of committees requiring a representative.

The committee has approved numerous high-profile projects, including our solar installation, the Sustainability Investment Fund, allocating funds and efforts to complete this STARS report, and creating a website.


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