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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
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Liaison Keith Muhlestein
Submission Date Jan. 26, 2012
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STARS v1.0

University of Texas at San Antonio
PAE-14: Sustainability in New Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Barbara Baran-Centeno
Associate VP for Human Resources
Human Resources
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Does the institution cover sustainability topics in new employee orientation and/or in outreach and guidance materials distributed to new employees, including faculty and staff?:
Yes

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:

The new employee orientation programs in UTSA for both staff and faculty include a presentation about employment information. In this presentation, several mandatory reading are presented including the UTSA Handbook of Operating Procedures which describes the UTSA sustainability policy statement, policy areas, and responsible committees (section 9.43, located online at: http://utsa.edu/hop/chapter9/9-43.html)

A copy of the presentation can be found at: http://utsa.edu/hr/Employment/DayOne/Employee/StaffDocuments/STAFFNewEmployeesOverview.pdf


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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.