Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.76
Liaison Jamie Greiner
Submission Date March 22, 2021
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STARS v2.1

University of Mount Union
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.67 / 2.00 Jamie Greiner
Sustainability and Campus Outreach Manager
Nature Center
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the municipal/local level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the municipal/local level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

The institution has employees that represent the University serve on the city's Green Commission and who help revise and create the city's Sustainability Plan, which guides public policy for sustainability issues, legislation, and ordinances in the City of Alliance that align with UMU's sustainability goals. The plan is periodically revised and passed to City Council for approval.


Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the national level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the national level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the international level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the international level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years (if applicable):

The University has put resources towards enabling students to register to vote and to contact officials. There are Civic corners located around campus where students can register to vote and contact their government representatives. See website for the Campus ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge Action Plan.


A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):

None – the University of Mount Union does not make political donations.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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