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Liaison Julian Dautremont-Smith
Submission Date Oct. 9, 2012
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Alfred State College
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

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Complete Expired Julian Dautremont-Smith
Chief Sustainability Officer
Office of the President
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2,012

Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the environmental dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the environmental dimensions of sustainability:

One of our high-level strategies is to "Reduce our carbon footprint."

The plan also establishes two relevant desired outcomes: "Become a leader in New York state for renewable energy and sustainable agriculture programming for students and the the industry." and "Students are empowered with knowledge, skills, and motivation to be leaders in solving sustainability challenges."


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the social dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the social dimensions of sustainability:

The plan has a large number of actions and desired outcomes related to civic engagement. These desired outcomes include "Every student has a civic engagement experience," "A student leadership center is created that is a state-of-the-art nationally recognized facility emphasizing student leadership through civic engagement," and "Recognize and celebrate faculty and staff involved in civic engagement."

Additionally, the plan includes an action to "Recruit and hire faculty and staff who are more representative of the minority diversity of our student population."


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the economic dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the economic dimensions of sustainability:

One of the 5 main goals is to "Ensure the financial stability of the college." The desired outcome to "Become a leader in New York state for renewable energy and sustainable agriculture programming for students and the the industry." also contributes to economic sustainability.


The website URL where information about the strategic plan is available:

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