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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.

Silver

STARS v2.1

The Ohio State University at Mansfield

Mansfield, OH, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Silver 47.67 Tony Gillund May 9, 2017 Download
The Ohio State University at Mansfield Bachelor's Degrees: Students can complete all of the requirements at the Mansfield campus for a Bachelor's degree in each of the following: Business, Criminology, Early and Middle ... read more
Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 5.36 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 4.35 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Not Applicable 0.00 /
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 0.40 / 4.00
Research opportunities at Ohio State Mansfield include, though are not limited to, the following: Arts & Humanities Education & Human Ecology Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology and Microbiology Social & Behavioral Sciences Math & Physical Sciences Faculty in many departments ... read more
Credit Status Points
Research and Scholarship Complete 4.17 / 12.00
Support for Research Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Student Orientation Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 1.50 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 1.25 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Assessing Sustainability Culture Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Employee Educators Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development Complete 1.25 / 2.00
The Ohio State University at Mansfield is active in and around the community. Multiple events per year are hosted on campus, and students, faculty and staff are active in service projects, volunteerism, and other public ... read more
Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 2.50 / 3.00
Continuing Education Complete 5.00 / 5.00
Community Service Complete 0.05 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Complete 2.00 / 2.00

The Mansfield Campus Plant Operations & Maintenance Department is pursuing initiatives to respond to impacts on the climate from its current facilities.

Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 3.80 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Complete 0.50 / 1.00
The Mansfield Campus Plant Operations & Maintenance (POM) Department oversees eleven major buildings and seven student residence halls (i.e., apartment buildings) totaling approximately 477,000 gross sq. ft. and 640 acres of grounds. The Mansfield ... read more
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 2.00 / 5.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 0.90 / 3.00
The Mansfield Campus Plant Operations & Maintenance (POM) Department oversees eleven major buildings and seven residence halls totaling approximately 477,000 gross sq. ft. and 640 acres of grounds at the Mansfield Campus. The Mansfield Campus ... read more
Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 5.61 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00

Dining services on the Mansfield Campus (The Ohio State University at Mansfield and co-located institution North Central State College) are currently operated by The Ohio State University Dining Services.

Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 0.25 / 2.00
Mansfield Campus groundskeeping staff are responsible for the care of campus grounds, which includes mowing, weeding, leaf removal, turf renovation, ornamental and herbaceous planting, pruning and removals. Also, activities include daily policing of campus grounds ... read more
Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 1.77 / 2.00
Biodiversity Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00

The mission of the Business Office and Purchasing Department are to process related activities and to procure high quality goods and services for the best value.

Credit Status Points
Sustainable Procurement Complete 2.50 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Complete 0.55 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 0.46 / 1.00
The Ohio State University at Mansfield is primarily a commuter campus. The Richland County Transit Board provides bus service for students and staff to the campus several times during the day and evening hours, Monday ... read more
Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 0.24 / 2.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 0.04 / 2.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 0.60 / 2.00

The Mansfield Campus is pursuing waste management initiatives to respond to the creation of waste generated by student, faculty and staff activities and events, as well as campus building, renovation and construction projects.

Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete 0.06 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Water Use Complete 1.10 / 5.00
Rainwater Management Complete 1.00 / 2.00

The Dean/Director and the Superintendent of Plant Operations & Maintenance (POM) oversee the coordination and planning for operations at The Ohio State University at Mansfield.

Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 2.50 / 4.00
Participatory Governance Complete 0.75 / 3.00
The Ohio State University at Mansfield is committed to campus diversity & affordability initiatives. The campus coordinator’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: leads up campus diversity initiatives and programs; develops, implements, and evaluates ... read more
Credit Status Points
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.56 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete 0.88 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Complete 2.67 / 4.00

The Ohio State regional campuses are part of the overall endowment pool for The Ohio State University. Separate endowment funds are not defined for the regional campuses.

Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Complete 1.34 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00

The Office of Human Resources is committed to fostering a culture that attracts, inspires and celebrates excellence in people to ensure that The Ohio State University at Mansfield is successful in realizing its mission.

Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Complete 1.11 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Complete 0.42 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Credit Status Points
Innovation A Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation B Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation C Complete 1.00 / 1.00

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.