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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.70
Liaison Gail Valentine
Submission Date July 5, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Bryant University
PA-9: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.20 / 3.00 Erika Paquette
Associate Director
Human Resources
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Number of employees:
849

Number of staff and faculty covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements:
667

Does the institution have employees of contractors working on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:
Yes

Number of employees of contractors working on campus:
98

Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements:
89

A brief description of the sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements covering staff, faculty and/or employees of contractors:

The Bryant University compensation philosophy is to:
• Manage pay through a clear and simple program that is consistent with the University's strategic and organizational objectives and enables the University to recruit, retain and reward staff; provide competitive pay opportunities; provide fair, consistent pay administration across all divisions of the University; and reward staff for skill development and high performance.
• Provide managers with guidelines to make consistent, appropriate pay decisions while providing flexibility to meet business and staffing needs, and;
• Provide the Bryant community with clear, accurate information about the compensation program and how pay is managed.

There are also three unionized employee groups on campus (for a total of 259 union members) :

Faculty Federation, Local 1769, American Federation of Teachers
United Service and Allied Workers of RI
Rhode Island Public Safety Officers


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (assessing employee compensation)?:
No

Number of staff and faculty that receive sustainable compensation:
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Number of employees of contractors that receive sustainable compensation:
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A brief description of the standard(s) against which compensation was assessed:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, full-time employees:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time employees:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular) staff:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular, adjunct or contingent) faculty:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid student employees (graduate and/or undergraduate, as applicable):
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The local legal minimum hourly wage for regular employees:
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Does the institution have an on-site child care facility, partner with a local facility, and/or provide subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of faculty and staff?:
Yes

Does the institution offer a socially responsible investment option for retirement plans?:
Yes

The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable compensation policies and practices is available:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.