Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.55
Liaison Keaton Schrank
Submission Date Aug. 16, 2022

STARS v2.2

Westminster College - Utah
PA-2: Sustainability Planning

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 4.00 Keaton Schrank
Environmental Center Manager
Environmental Center
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Does the institution have a published plan or plans that include measurable sustainability objectives that address sustainability in curriculum and/or research?:
No

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives related to academics and the plan(s) in which they are published:
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Does the institution have a published plan or plans that include measurable sustainability objectives that address student, employee, or community engagement for sustainability?:
No

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives related to engagement and the plan(s) in which they are published:
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Does the institution have a published plan or plans that include measurable sustainability objectives that address sustainability in operations?:
No

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives related to operations and the plan(s) in which they are published:
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Does the institution have a published plan or plans that include measurable sustainability objectives that address diversity, equity, and inclusion; sustainable investment/finance; or wellbeing?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives related to administration and the plan(s) in which they are published:

CURRICULAR AND CO-CURRICULAR: Leveraging curricular and co-curricular experiences to build students’ understanding of diversity
C1. Develop an identities studies major.
C2. Increase co-curricular presence in academic courses.
C3. Identify and allocate resources to diversity and inclusion experiences.
INFRASTRUCTURE: Developing greater infrastructure through inclusion-centered policies, leadership, and assessment
I1. Develop communication strategy.
I2. Host a diversity, equity, and inclusion conference.
I3. Develop additional policies to advance diversity.
I4. Improve access to diversity information and support for international and non-traditional students.
I5. Develop reward/recognition system to support diversity-related work.
I6. Develop an annual diversity, equity, and inclusion infrastructure report to identify and fill gaps in meeting the needs of the campus community.
PROFESSIONAL LEARNING: Creating opportunities for professional learning on diversity and inclusion
P1. Establish professional learning grants for diversity and inclusion.
P2. Develop a central online learning hub.
P3. Create learning experiences that build diversity and inclusion awareness, knowledge, and skills.
RECRUIT, ENROLL, HIRE, AND RETAIN: Aligning policies and practices to support the recruitment, enrollment, and retention of diverse students and employees
R1. Recruit diverse faculty.
R2. Recruit diverse staff.
R3. Enroll diverse students.
R4. Recruit leadership from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences.
R5. Establish a culture of learning and accountability among faculty.
R6. Establish a culture of learning and accountability among staff.
A. Required education on issues of diversity for all staff.
B. Make competency in issues of diversity part of the staff evaluation and promotion processes.
R7. Establish a culture of learning and accountability among campus leadership.
R8. Retain students through other forms of financial assistance.
R9. Develop a retention initiative for faculty and staff.

https://westminstercollege.edu/about/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/diversity-strategic-plan/index.html


Does the institution have a published strategic plan or equivalent guiding document that includes sustainability at a high level? :
Yes

The institution’s highest guiding document (upload):
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Website URL where the institution’s highest guiding document is publicly available:
Which of the following best describes the inclusion of sustainability in the highest guiding document?:
Minor theme

The institution's sustainability plan (upload):
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Website URL where the institution's sustainability plan is publicly available:
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Does the institution have a formal statement in support of sustainability endorsed by its governing body?:
No

The formal statement in support of sustainability:
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The institution’s definition of sustainability:
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Is the institution an endorser or signatory of the following? :
Yes or No
The Earth Charter No
The Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) No
ISCN-GULF Sustainable Campus Charter No
Pan-Canadian Protocol for Sustainability No
SDG Accord No
Second Nature’s Carbon Commitment (formerly known as the ACUPCC), Resilience Commitment, and/or integrated Climate Commitment No
The Talloires Declaration (TD) No
UN Global Compact No
Other multi-dimensional sustainability commitments (please specify below) No

A brief description of the institution’s formal sustainability commitments, including the specific initiatives selected above:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability planning efforts is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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