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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.

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Liaison Tonie Miyamoto
Submission Date Sept. 12, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Colorado State University
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Ron Sega
Vice President and Enterprise Executive
Energy and the Environment
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

Vision: Always consider energy, environment and community.

Mission of the Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Advisory Committee:
SEEAC is a University committee dedicated to advising the University President, the Executive Vice President, and the President's Cabinet on the best methods of integrating energy, environmental stewardship, sustainability principles, and community action into campus operations. It also advances the institution's engagement in sustainability, energy, and environment at the community, state, national, and global level.


Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Chair: Ron Sega; Vice President and Enterprise Executive for Energy and the Environment

Associated Students of Colorado State University (ASCSU)
Facilities
Purchasing
Housing and Dining Services
Athletics
Faculty Council
Administrative Professional Council
Classified Personnel Council
Vice President for Research
College of Agricultural Sciences
College of Applied Human Sciences
College of Business
College of Engineering
College of Liberal Arts
College of Natural Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Warner College of Natural Resources
University Libraries
Colorado State University Research Foundation
School of Global Environmental Sustainability
Clean Energy SuperCluster/Cenergy


The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability office?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability office:

The Office for Energy and the Environment unifies the diverse sustainability activities and groups on campus. The main focus is to further define CSU's activities in Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment. It acts as a link between student and faculty groups and the administration, as well as generating dynamic partnerships with other universities.


The number of people employed in the sustainability office:
3.50

The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:
Yes

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Dr. Ron Sega

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Vice President and Enterprise Executive for Energy and the Environment

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

The responsibilities of the VP for Energy and the Environment include: Providing strategic leadership for approximately 200 energy/environment faculty at Colorado State and 300 energy/environment faculty at Ohio State; creating significant new opportunities for federal, state, industrial and philanthropic funding to support the energy and environment enterprise at both institutions; enhancing strategic partnerships, and state governments in Colorado and Ohio and key industrial partners; using national and international networks to establish global presence in the area of energy and environmental impact; developing enhanced profiles that will better position Colorado State as a key adviser on significant energy and environmental issues; as well as advising and enhancing sustainability efforts.


The website URL where information about the sustainability coordinator is available:

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