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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 Marion

Marion, OH, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Silver 51.60 Tony Gillund May 9, 2017 Download
The academic offerings at The Ohio State University at Marion include: * Up to two full years of the College of Engineering's 14 degree programs * Associate of Arts * Complete bachelor's degree programs in early ... read more
Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 7.92 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 1.96 / 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 Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Research Opportunities at Ohio State Marion include, though are not limited to, the following: Department of English Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology Department of History Department of Political Science Department of Psychology Department ... read more
Credit Status Points
Research and Scholarship Complete 4.84 / 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 1.25 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 1.75 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 2.00 / 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 Marion is highly 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 ... 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 0.50 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Complete 2.00 / 2.00

The Marion Campus Physical Facilities Department is pursuing initiatives to respond to impacts on the climate from its current facilities.

Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 3.78 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Complete 0.50 / 1.00
The Marion Campus Physical Facilities Department oversees seven major totaling 287,200 gross sq. ft. and 187 acres of grounds at the Marion Campus. The Marion Campus project management office is responsible for campus construction ... read more
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 2.00 / 5.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 0.90 / 3.00
The Marion Campus Physical Facilities Department oversees seven major buildings totaling 287,200 gross sq. ft. and 187 acres of grounds at the Marion Campus. The Marion Campus senior administrative staff seek to incorporate short-term ... read more
Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 5.61 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
The Marion Campus (The Ohio State University at Marion and co-located institution Marion Technical College) does not operate a full-service Dining Services facility on campus. Many local fast-food restaurants and sit-down dining are available within ... read more
Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 0.13 / 2.00
Marion campus grounds staff are responsible for the care of campus grounds, which includes mowing, weeding, leaf removal, turf renovation, ornamental and herbaceous planting, pruning and removals; fertilization of turf and plant material, and the ... read more
Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Biodiversity Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00

The mission of the Purchasing, Receiving and Travel department is 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 0.17 / 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 Marion is a commuter campus. Marion City provides bus service for students and staff to the campus several times during the day and evening hours, Monday through Friday. There is ... read more
Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 0.14 / 2.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 0.04 / 2.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 0.80 / 2.00

The Marion 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 6.48 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 0.75 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Water Use Complete 3.33 / 5.00
Rainwater Management Complete 0.50 / 2.00

The Dean/Director and the Superintendent of Facilities & Security oversee the coordination and planning for operations at The Ohio State University at Marion.

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 Assistant Director-Regional Campus, serves as the Ohio State Marion Diversity Equity Coordinator. Multiple responsibilities of this position 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 1.79 / 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 Marion is successful in realizing its mission.

Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Complete 1.32 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Credit Status Points
Innovation A Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation C Complete 1.00 / 1.00

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