|Submission Date||Feb. 16, 2016|
Western Colorado University
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy
Finance & Administration
Does the institution advocate for national, state/provincial, or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
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:
Advocate with the city and with Gunnison County Electric - both energy providers - to increase renewable energy portfolio in the Gunnison Valley.
CFO, faculty & staff serve on boards, some of which advocate for public lands/open space, transit, renewable, energy, social/environmental/economic prosperity.
A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:
House Bill 1319 and Senate Bill 54 regarding greater accessibility to higher education for diverse populations.
A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available: