Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.70
Liaison Alexi Lamm
Submission Date Oct. 31, 2019

STARS v2.2

Utah State University
IN-49: Innovation C

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Alexi Lamm
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Joint Climate Change Resolutions

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

The USU Student Association and the USU Faculty Senate both passed resolutions in early 2019 asking the university president to declare a climate crisis and accelerate the university's progress toward carbon neutrality. The president appointed a task force, which issued a survey to faculty and staff in the spring and summer. Students hosted a Climate Change Town Hall this fall. The task force will present its recommendations November 13, 2019. The Sustainability Council will begin annual presentations to the Faculty Senate in January.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Campus Engagement
Air & Climate

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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