Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.06
Liaison Brad Spanbauer
Submission Date June 18, 2014
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University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Brian Kermath
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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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?:
Yes

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:

UW Oshkosh has placed invited representatives on committees for the City of Oshkosh, including the Sustainability Plan Steering Committee and the Bicycle and Pedestrian Circulation Plan Stakeholder Committee.

The university has been working with the UW System to develop more budgetary flexibility, in part to be able to manage fuel options for the heating plant and to gain the ability to re-invest energy and material cost savings.


A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:
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A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
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The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available:
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