Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.22
Liaison Ryan Buchholdt
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
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University of Alaska Anchorage
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Paula Williams
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2,007

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 2017 envisions UAA as “a university of first choice distinguished for its commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility” and lists sustainability and stewardship as two of its core values.

The following is a quote from the Strategic Plan:
"Strive to make the facilities on our several campuses
models for northern universities, giving particular
emphasis to support for environmental sustainability;"


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 following is a quote from the Strategic Plan: Strengthen the UAA Community.
To make the best of the opportunities and challenges
that lie ahead, we must focus our attention on building
and strengthening the UAA community as a whole. To
build an institution distinguished as a diverse, engaged
community of students, staff, faculty, alumni, and schools,
colleges, and campuses, we will:
1. Increase the cultural, social, and intellectual diversity of students, staff, and faculty; place special emphasis on the recruitment, retention, and success of Alaska Natives and other underrepresented populations; substantially increase our recruitment of students from outside Alaska;

3. Become a model employer, recognized for high
quality hiring, training, development, performance review,
and succession planning;

6. Build an institution recognized for its collaborative
efforts between and among programs, schools, colleges,
campuses, and universities;


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 following is a quote from the Strategic Plan:

The University will continuously enhance its capacity to meet the changing needs of Alaska’s people and work through core programs as well as creative, entrepreneurial arrangements and partnerships to meet those needs. Among the changing conditions affecting the state’s needs are continued rapid population growth in Anchorage and surrounding communities, the need for economic diversification, particularly in rural Alaska, and uncertainty regarding the state’s ability to provide for its own economic future.


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

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