Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.46
Liaison Bradley Flamm
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

West Chester University of Pennsylvania
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Bradley Flamm
Director of Sustainability
Office of the President
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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?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the municipal/local level:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years (if applicable):

West Chester University is a public higher education institution as a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and thus remains neutral regarding taking and/or acting from a partisan political position. WCU has widely publicized its Climate Action Plan carbon neutrality goals and collaborates with elected officials at the local, county, regional and state levels to support initiatives that strengthen opportunities for achieving them.


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

West Chester University is a public higher education institution as a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and thus remains neutral regarding taking and/or acting from a partisan political position.


Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability advocacy efforts is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Information provided by Dr. Julie Dietrich, Executive Director, WCU Office of External Relations (jdietrich@wcupa.edu).
WCU Mission Statement: https://www.wcupa.edu/President/missionStatement.aspx; Current WCU strategic plan, Pathways to Student Success: https://www.wcupa.edu/president/strategicPlan/default.aspx

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