Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.83
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date Jan. 9, 2015
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Western Kentucky University
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Elizabeth McGrew
Graduate Research Assistant
Social Responsibility & Sustainable Communities
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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:

WKU Students have formed the WKU Student Coalition for Renters' Rights. This group advocates for renters' rights in local policy. Another example is the Fairness Campaign, which advocates for equality across the LGBTQ spectrum in Bowling Green, KY. A student chapter of the Fairness Campaign and the university president have demonstrated support and encouragement of advocating for LGBTQ rights in regional policy, extending to WKU's Owensboro campus. .


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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