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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 51.92
Liaison Jonathan Lantz-Trissel
Submission Date July 26, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Eastern Mennonite University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.75 / 2.00 Daryl Bert
Vice President of Finance
Business Affairs
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Yes

Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
50-74%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:

Sustainability training is provided to staff during one or both of the staff retreat days (a spring retreat and the fall retreat) as a part of Eastern Mennonite University's Peace With Creation Initiative. One of the themes is brainstorming and sharing sustainbility-focused operational outcomes that are required for each office and department's annual report.


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):

Conference costs, travel and stay costs are covered for many conferences including AASHE, Smart and Sustainable Campuses; state conferences on energy, resiliency and the environment.


Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
0

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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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.