Thank you for taking time to complete this brief questionnaire in preparation for your attending one of our many input sessions and town hall meetings for the Penn State Sustainability Strategic Plan.

Before completing the questionnaire, you are encouraged to review the Penn State Live articles about the process which give specific examples of the kind of strategies and initiatives the Plan seeks to support and expand. Go here to learn more:

* Second, let us know what you think of the 5 Penn State Sustainability Goals. Please rank the Goals according to your level of interest.

This helps the University Sustainability Council understand the needs and interests of the Penn State community. Obviously, all of the Goals are important but we want to understand how interests change from group to group.

Goal 1 Create a living laboratory for global sustainability - Embed sustainability as a fundamental value at Penn State by providing an immersive sustainability experience.

Goal 2 Students will develop an understanding of sustainability - Prepare students to lead others in the implementation of sustainability strategies in their personal lives, local communities, and professional pursuits.

Goal 3 The Penn State community will learn about and work towards a sustainable world - Involve all students, staff, faculty, administrators, alumni, partners, and supporters in learning about—and taking meaningful action towards—a sustainable world.

Goal 4 We will develop, deploy solutions that advance the science and art of sustainability - Accelerate and expand research into sustainability challenges from multi-disciplinary perspectives to develop and implement solutions in our local, regional, and global communities.

Goal 5 Advance sustainability within the larger society - Fulfill Penn State’s land-grant mission to develop and implement innovative, University-community partnerships that actively respond to the needs of the state and our broader communities.

  1 - Most Interested 2 3 4 5 - Least Interested
Goal 1
Goal 2
Goal 3
Goal 4
Goal 5
Remember the number of the Goal you marked as "Most Interested" above and go the next page to rank the strategies for attaining that goal. You are almost done!