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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 Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Matthew Williams
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of Florida
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Stephanie Sims
Implementation Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2,007

Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the environmental dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the environmental dimensions of sustainability:

The strategic work plan includes goals to:
-create a campus-wide institute of Ecology and Environment to focus the efforts of dispersed faculty and coordinate activities of units concerned with environmental studies
-continue and strengthen UF's activities to generate and promote renewable energy technologies through research, education, and training


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the social dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the social dimensions of sustainability:

The strategic work plan includes goals to:
-increase the cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity of the student body, faculty, and campus community
-work with the surrounding community to improve the quality of life in the community and ensure a vibrant, sustainable environment in which to live and work
-offer competitive compensation and training opportunities for staff career development
-promote the arts and humanities to the university community, the larger academic community, and to the public
-assist the state in addressing shortages of health care professionals and improving the pre-K to 20 educational system
-promote interdisciplinary approaches to problems facing children and families, improving health and well being through research, education, and service
-provide a wide range of excellent co-curricular/extra-curricular activities and student services to maximize students' development as outstanding scholars, leaders, and citizens in the State of Florida, the nation, and the global community
-enhance existing and develop new programs to promote international research, teaching, and study abroad and exchange programs
-improve the health and well-being of children and families through research, education, and service. Promote interdisciplinary approaches to complex health and social
problems facing children and families


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the economic dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the economic dimensions of sustainability:

The strategic work plan includes goals to:
-provide financial aid sufficient to meet the needs of students
-improve graduate assistant stipends and Alumni Fellow stipends, increase dissertation fellowships, and provide competitive benefits for graduate assistants and fellows


The website URL where information about the strategic plan is available:

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