Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.25
Liaison David Tedder
Submission Date Oct. 16, 2015
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University of Kentucky
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Stephen Byars
Assistant VP for University Relations
University Relations
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Does the institution advocate for national, state/provincial, or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
The University of Kentucky engages in local and state level public policy development through the Office of the Vice President for University Relations. We were actively involved in the development of state level policies that promote energy efficiency in state and local government buildings (OP-8,9). UK also actively participates in all public policy discussions that impact affordability and access (PA-8).

A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:
University does not take political positions.

A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
University does not make political donations.

The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available:
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