Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.75
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date May 1, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
EN-7: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Donna Robole
Human Resources
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

The percentage of new employees that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:

Human Resources provides orientation and outreach to all new employees, highlighting shredding and recycling locations as part of the overview. New employee checklist:

Each fall UWRF hosts "Opening Week," which has events that cater to both new and current faculty and academic staff. The meetings, orientation, and workshops change every year. The 2013 Opening Week workshop that particularly pertains to sustainability is described as follows:
Developing a Good Department Climate Workshop, Presented by Andriel Dees and Ashley Olson.
Climate and conflict are things that we all encounter and impact our day to day lives in pervasive ways, either positively or negatively. Join us for this workshop to discuss how and what we can do to positively engage in our community to create a more inclusive climate for our individual and collective success.

The website URL where information about sustainability in new employee orientation is available:

A pdf about campus sustainability initiatives and the UWRF St. Croix Institute for Sustainable Community Development is available on the Institute's website.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.